Cheer Up, Mouse!

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
25 Reviews

Mouse feels lower than low. His forest friends, including Badger, Hedgehog, Rabbit, and Mole all knock themselves out trying to cheer up the little guy, to no avail. In the end, all Mouse really needs is a hug! Jed Henry’s wonderful illustrations, in watercolor pastels and colored pencils, beautifully complement the spare text. Readers will love seeing all the exuberant animal antics in trees, ponds, and even underground tunnels as they try to distract their gloomy friend. A charming antidote for the blues.


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I did not really like this book because I couldn't tell just from the text who was speaking. I had to look at the pictures to figure out what was going on. Read full review

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User Review  - Aletheia Ubben - Goodreads

A touching book with delightful, intelligent illustrations. I found myself quite keen on seeing how it would end. (Aletheia's review: "This book was the perfect size for my wingspan - I used my own ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Jed Henry has always had an affinity for animals. As a child, he preferred zoos to museums, and Shark Week was more fun for him than Christmas. Now that he's mostly grown up, Jed still loves animals. His favorite critters are his two little girls, who are about as wild as they come. Visit him at .

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