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A New House for Mouse

Written by Petr Horacek

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When little Mouse sees a great big red apple outside his front door he is determined to bring it in and eat it all up. But the apple is far too big to fit into Mouse’s tiny home! Mouse sets off to find a new home with enough space for a big apple in it. Peep through holes help readers follow Mouse as he looks at Mole’s hole, Rabbit’s home and even a cave with a very big Bear in it. None of them seem quite right. Luckily, the apple is getting smaller. Will it now fit into Mouse’s own home?

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A New House for Mouse Synopsis

Mouse is little and so is her house - but her apple is huge. She needs to find a home that is big enough for the both of them. But as she visits all sorts of other creatures to see if she can share their homes, her apple shrinks and shrinks - she's been nibbling it away! Peep through the holes and join Mouse in her search for a new home.

A New House for Mouse Press Reviews

A lovely circular tale, beautifully told and illustrated. The Scotsman


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ISBN: 9781406301229
Publication date: 03/04/2006
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406301229
Publication date: 3rd April 2006
Author: Petr Horacek
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers

About Petr Horacek

Petr Horacek’s bold and imaginative illustrations continue to captivate children and critics. His stories, often about loyalty and belonging, are told with an instinctive warmth and humour and are beautifully brought to life through his evocative use of colour and texture. He has won many awards around the world for classics such as Suzy Goose and A New House for Mouse and was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012. He lives in Worcester.  Click here to read an interview with Petr. Click here to read more about the author.  

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