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The house of a mouse: Poems Hardcover – 1988

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Grade 2-4 The tone of this collection of 19 of Fisher's poems about mice, aided by Sandin's color pencil drawings of big-eyed mice, is slightly too precious. Lines like "You'd think a bear had broken in/ instead of just a Mousikin" (from "House Guest") or "curling together/ (as Mouselings do)/ rosy and dozy/ and squeaky new" (from "Surprise") create only the common image of cute mice and undermine the effect of some of her fine poems such as "Snow Stitches" ("That's the one/ whose footprints show/ like stitches in the new white snow"). Mice Are Rather Nice (Atheneum, 1981; o.p.), selected by Vardine Moore, contains four wonderful Fisher mouse poems, including "Snow Stitches," and offers a much richer and more imaginative look into the world of mice. Poems about mice/ can be rather nice/ but The House of a Mouse falls short. Kathleen Whalin, Public Library of Columbus and Franklin County, Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 7 and up
  • Hardcover: 31 pages
  • Publisher: Harper & Row; 1st edition (1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060218487
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060218485
  • Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 7 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,378,618 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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