Little Mouse by Alison Murray


Little Mouse by Alison Murray

Little Mouse can waddle like a penguin, eat like a horse and splash like a whale. So why does her mother call her Little Mouse? Because, sometimes, it's nice to be quiet and cosy, especially when it's time to cuddle with your mum. Alison Murray, working with Scottish Booktrust as their first writer-in-residence, has created this engaging and heart-warming story about the relationship between a little girl and her mother. 'Delightfully illustrated...a warm and wonderful premise.' Junior Magazine 'Engaging and heart-warming. Lovely for story-times and bestime reading.' Peters Gazette


Engaging and heart-warming. Lovely for story-times and bestime reading. Peters Gazette Wonderfully simple book with strong illustrations. Angels & Urchins A sweet picture book. Guardian Wonderfully simple book with strong illustrations. Angels & Urchins Delightfully illustrated... a warm and wonderful premise. Junior Alison's style is unique, with a delightful colour palette and bold shapes. Tiverton Gazette With beautiful retro-styled illustrations and a simple comforting story, this engaging picturebook from Scottish writer/artist Alison Murray will please adults and children alike. Children's Books Ireland Recommended Reads

About the Author

Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London and worked in a variety of jobs including bookseller and rug designer before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at Middlesex University. She then co-founded, created and built a successful Interactive Media company and then sold it and moved back to Scotland. Alison has now found a new niche, writing and illustrating children's picture books. Her titles for Orchard include Apple Pie ABC, One, Two That's My Shoe, Little Mouse, Hickory Dickory Dog and The House That Zac Built. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband, her daughter and her dog.

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32 pages


Alison Murray
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Publication date

7th February 2013



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