The Mouse's Tale by Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen


The Mouse's Tale by Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen

A little mouse that lives on a fishing boat is minding his own business, nibbling fishing nets and scampering about, when he suddenly gets caught up in a big adventure! Sailing out to sea with a strange man on board the mouse and crew are soon caught in a huge and terrifying storm - who can help them now? Just as all seems lost the stranger aboard comes to the rescue, calming the storm. As the relieved mouse settles down to sleep he hopes that this man will sail with them again. A charming slant on the famous Bible story of Jesus and the storm told and illustrated by two best-loved children's picture book creators.

About the Author

Nick Butterworth started out as a typographic designer with the National Children's Home, going on to become a freelance graphic designer in collaboration with fellow children's writer and illustrator Mick Inkpen; he has also worked as a television presenter! He is best-known for his Percy the Park Keeper series, and his outstanding success makes him one of the most popular author-illustrators in contemporary children's fiction. Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book author-illustrators in the world with millions of readers, and his stories being translated into over twenty different languages. He started out as a graphic designer, during which time he started working with much-loved children's author Nick Butterworth, from whom he learned design and typography. Mick has won numerous awards world-wide including The British Book Award for Penguin Small, The British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.

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28 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

20th February 2015



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