Mouse Count

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
72 Reviews
In this charming companion to Mouse Paint, Walsh introduces the concept of counting forward and backward in a suspenseful story that will keep young readers guessing. The rhythm follows the illustrations in a glissando; one can almost hear the background music.--The Horn Book. Illustrated in full-color paper collage.

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Visual Appeal:The pictures were simple, but colorful. - Goodreads
It uses bright colors and simple illustrations. - Goodreads
I like the simple illustrations. - Goodreads
The illustrations are beautifully drawn. - Goodreads
The illustrations in this book are simple. - Goodreads
I didn't really like the illustrations either. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Dorathy - Goodreads

I loved this book, but my daughter said it was awful! She worried about the little mice waiting in the jar to be eaten and then felt bad for the snake who didn't end up getting to eat them because he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

I found a really cute activity that I would love to do with kindergarteners to recall counting and number recognition. They will make sock puppets to recreate the snake. The teacher/librarian will ... Read full review

About the author (1991)

ELLEN STOLL WALSH is the author-illustrator of many award-winning early concept books for young children, including Mouse Paint and the Dot and Jabber trilogy. She lives near Rochester, New York.

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