By Russell Hoban, David Small
Geniuses collaborate! Russell Hoban's undying masterpiece is thrillingly re-illustrated via Caldecott Medalist David Small. The mouse and his baby are wind-up toys ceaselessly joined by the hands. but if their mechanism breaks they're discarded, separated from the doll apartment the place they lived and the toy elephant that the kid calls "mother" (much to her chagrin). hence starts the suspenseful trip that's heartbreaking, harrowing, and finally cheerful because the mice search what turns out firstly to be very unlikely: independence (self-winding) and how again domestic. The Mouse and His baby has been lovingly reillustrated via Caldecott Medalist David Small for a brand new new release and a brand new millennium.
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Com (background). com/Adam Korzekwa (square frame). A. WAS LIFE BACK IN EARLY WHAT AMERICA REALLY LIKE? Let’s take a look at some of the gross things from the past—including smells, bugs, diseases, clothing, and hair. These alone will make you realize . . you couldn’t stand to be there.
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Learn about the history and science of all things gross in this engrossing read. Davies, Nicola. What’s Eating You? Parasites—The Inside Story. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2009. Parasites are everywhere. ) and how their hosts respond. Kalman, Bobbie. 18th Century Clothing. , 1993. Take a closer look at the many layers of clothes children and adults in America wore in the 1700s. Masoff, Joy. Oh, Yikes! History’s Grossest Moments. New York: Workman Publishing Company, 2006. Pick up this handy encyclopedia to learn about history’s grossest moments, complete with photos, illustrations, and hands-on activities.
The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban, David Small