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The Mouse's Apples

Written by Frances Stickley

Illustrated by Kristyna Litten

Animal Stories Animals Books for Babies and Toddlers Personal Social Health Economic (PSHE)

LoveReading View on The Mouse's Apples

A sweet, appealing and effective tale about the importance of sharing

A hungry little mouse strolls through very prettily illustrated countryside scenes, reminiscent of favourite folk tales, and is lucky enough to discover four juicy apples. So far, so good, but then she runs into a bear, a bear who holds that might is right and who refuses to share. Undeterred, the clever mouse finds a way to eat her apples and to persuade her new friend of the joy of sharing.  Written in rhyme this is particularly pleasing to read aloud and children will love the story of a lesson learned and friendship formed.

Andrea Reece

The Mouse's Apples Synopsis

Mouse is having a wonderful day: she's foraged four plump apples for her tea, the most she's ever found! But here comes Bear, and he's feeling especially greedy and mean. He wants every apple for himself. Mouse might have to think up a clever trick to teach Bear a lesson...

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ISBN: 9781783448630
Publication date: 02/07/2020
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783448630
Publication date: 2nd July 2020
Author: Frances Stickley
Illustrator: Kristyna Litten
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler
Genres: Animal Stories, Animals, Personal Social Health Economic

About Frances Stickley

Frances is a primary school teacher who first realised her love for writing with the poem, 'My Dad's Milkfloat', when she was six. She is an award-winning academic, a trained chidren's literacy specialist, and winner of the Bloomsbury and National Literacy Trust short story prize 2017. She lives with her family and a big-eared dog in Derbyshire. And when she is not writing, you'll find her in the forest pretending to be a dragon with her daughters.

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