Mouse Mansion by Karina Schaapman


Mouse Mansion by Karina Schaapman

Welcome to Mouse Mansion - a busy and exciting place and home to two young mice, Sam and Julia. Sam and Julia love nothing more than heading off on an adventure together and exploring the wonderful world of Mouse Mansion. Join them as they set about discovering the hidden treasures inside this utterly unique world. Lovingly handmade by creator Karinor Schaapman Mouse Mansion and its extraordinary detail will charm and delight young readers.

About the Author

Karina Schaapman is a Dutch wife, mother and politician. Mouse Mansion is based on the real-life Mouse Mansion which was conceived and created by Karina. The mansion is made from cardboard boxes and papier-mache, and it has more than a hundred rooms, corridors and outdoor spaces. For the interior, Karina used vintage fabrics from the fifties, sixties and seventies plus various types of waste material. Mouse Mansion includes many autobiographical moments from Karina's life as well as her husband's. Karina says: 'I was inspired by bringing up my own four (now grown) children ... Their development made me see what is important to children, such as building huts, sharing secrets, love and being looked after.'

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

28th October 2013



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