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Hermelin The Detective Mouse

Written by Mini Grey

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Shortlisted for the 2015 UKLA Book Awards 3-6 years Hermelin is a noticer. He is also a finder. The occupants of Offley Street are delighted when their missing items are found, but not so happy to learn that their brilliant detective is a mouse! What will happen to Hermelin? Will his talents go unrewarded?

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Hermelin The Detective Mouse by Mini Grey

Hermelin The Detective Mouse Press Reviews

Like a good brie, you feel Hermelin will only improve with age. -- Alex O'Connell  The Times

Grey's work is intricate and stylish, the images often as wordy as the narrative itself. -- Lorna Bradbury The Daily Telegraph

Grey's pictures are nostalgic, comic, decorative and dramatically composed, and invite budding detectives to pay attention. -- Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week 

It's rare to find such a talented illustrator who can tell a gripping, original tale so effortlessly. The Times, Children's Book of the Week

Fans of Grey's work will once again relish the hectic pace of her storytelling, its humour, its intertextual allusions, its typographical playfulness and its general layout. -- Robert Dunbar Irish Times

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ISBN: 9781849415620
Publication date: 26/02/2015
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849415620
Publication date: 26th February 2015
Author: Mini Grey
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners

About Mini Grey

Mini Grey was given her name after being born in a Mini in a car park in Newport, Wales. She studied for an MA in Sequential Illustration at Brighton under the tutelage of John Vernon Lord. Mini also worked as a primary school teacher in Oxford, where she now lives. Her books include Egg Drop, The Pea and the Princess (shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), Biscuit Bear (winner of the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award), Traction Man is Here (winner of the Boston Horn Book Award and shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), The Adventures ...

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