Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse
Everyone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and mousetraps. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be loved and cuddled, thinks Alexander, and he wishes he could be a wind-up mouse too. In this gentle fable about a real mouse and a mechanical mouse, Leo Lionni explores the magic of friendship.
Originally published in 1969, the Caldecott Honor-winning Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse is sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers.
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ALEXANDER AND THE WIND-UP MOUSEUser Review - Kirkus
It's the turn this very ordinary plot takes that makes all the difference: envying Willy the wind-up mouse bemuse he's loved not chased, Alexander arranges with the magic lizard to be transformed into ... Read full review
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse: (Reissue; Caldecott Honor Book)のもちもちさんの感想・レビューUser Review - もちもち - 読書メーター
I know Alexander's feeling that he envyed Willy. I also think the feeling of Willy. Both of them are very good boys. They're good friends. The friendship led them to good ending. I like this book very much. Read full review