Macmillan, Mar 15, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
A Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Selection.
Mole has always led a simple life, but he begins to think that something is missing. When he hears a violin playing for the first time, he longs to make beautiful music. At first, Mole can only make horrible screeching noises on the new violin he gets, but he practices and practices. Finally, his patience and dedication are rewarded. Mole creates a magical gift that unbeknownst to him has the power to erase hatred from the hearts of all who hear his music.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - debrasw - LibraryThing
Summary: one day mole heard a man playing the violin and decided he wanted to make something so beautiful like that. So he got a violin and played. At first it sounded awful, but then as he kept ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rose_Hawblitzel - LibraryThing
Genre: Fantasy Critique: This novel is an excellent example of fantasy because it personifies an animal (the main character), giving him human qualities and abilities, and making this believable ... Read full review