"Skip! Hop! Zip! Nip!" The sprightly characters from "Halloween Mice!" frolic across a wintry landscape to deliver valentines to all their woodland friends. Lively rhymed text filled with sounds that are fun to say aloud, and a simple mystery -- what happened to the littlest mouse? -- that is happily solved, make this a perfect book to share with a very young audience.
About the Author
Doug Cushman is a veteran mystery writer for children and the illustrator of more than 100 picture books. Among his many popular books are the seven HOLIDAY MICE books, written by Bethany Roberts. He lives in Northern California and Paris.
Bethany Roberts has written several popular books for children, including seven Holiday Mice books, Monster Manners, Cat Parade, and Waiting-for-Christmas Stories. She lives in Hamden, Connecticut. Visit her website at www.bethanyroberts.com
"A welcome balance of the real and the whimsical." —Publishers Weekly
"The bright watercolor cartoons add to the sense of fun. The pleased expressions of the creatures receiving the cards are charming. A fun offering." —School Library Journal
"Simple rhythmic text and action-packed line and watercolor illustrations will draw young readers in." —Kirkus Reviews