Colin is the smallest of his ten brothers and sisters and oh, how his mother worries about him! She won't let him run and play. She insists that Colin sit quietly indoors ? until Grandma suggests wrapping him up tight in cotton. But not even cotton can protect Colin when he is finally allowed out into the world... This clever tale about growing up and letting go will delight and entertain readers of all ages.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing
Reading children's books as an adult has clued me into how often there's a message for the parents and not just a colorful story for the child. Entre algodones by Jeanne Willis is a good example of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - YMcMillion - LibraryThing
This is a good book about a young mouse wanting more freedom than his mother was giving. After going out and seeing the real world, he had convinced his mother that it was safe enough for him to be able to go out and live on his own. This is a great book and I highly recommend it. Read full review