The Mother's Day Mice

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
It's Mother's Day and the three mouse brothers, Biggest, Middle, and Little, have only a short time to get their presents. "Brett's illustrations capture the awakening of nature on a warm spring morning, as well as the love shared by a mother and her sons." -- School Library Journal, Best Books of the Year

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 -

Three little mice get up early on Mother's Day and sneak out of the house in order to fetch their various gifts for their mother. Biggest Mouse intends to give her a wish flower, or dandelion fluff ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV -

Too twee for me. And besides, I wouldn't want my little ones to take such reckless risks as these boys did. My Clarion edition has art by Brett, but sans her famous borders with the extra details. Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere . She lives in Southern California.
With more than thirty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author/illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.

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