Hopping Mad by Linda Urban

Hopping Mad

Written by Linda Urban
Illustrated by Henry Cole


Hopping Mad by Linda Urban

Mouse was mad. Hopping mad. Hare thinks he looks ridiculous, and shows him how to hop properly. But when Mouse hops his way into a mucky puddle, he becomes even madder. His friends show him different ways to be mad, but Mouse can't seem to get it right. Then he finds his very own way, which may be the best of all!


Playful language and expressive watercolors ...proves to be both entertaining and therapeutic. * School Library Journal * The whole sequence is an absolute romp with colourful comic-cartoon style illustrations which children will thoroughly enjoy. -- Chris Brown * The School Librarian * This book could be used as a tool to support very young children -- Martine Horvath * EYE *

About the Author

Linda Urban is a former bookseller and author of the acclaimed A Crooked Kind of Perfect. This is her first picture book. She lives in Vermont. Henry Cole is a well-known children's illustrator in the US. He lives in Florida.

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32 pages


Linda Urban
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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2010



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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