The school mouse

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Hyperion Books for Children, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 123 pages
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Flora, a young mouse, lives with her family in the cupboard of a kindergarten class, and after she teaches herself to read, Flora becomes determined to follow the children into the first grade.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

By the author of Babe (which was made into a movie).  I just love his stories - the love he has for animals and children makes the books glow.  But they're not saccharine, or bland. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

As usual, King-Smith (Harriet's Hare, 1995, etc.) gives readers a children's book that's everything it should be. Written in a warm voice that makes jokes sound like explanations, and with a sense of ... Read full review


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Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitten, Gloucestershire, England. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a farmer and a schoolteacher. He served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II and attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire. He has written over 100 children's books including The Fox Busters, The Hodgeheg, and The Sheep Pig (aka Babe-The Gallant Pig), which was adapted as the 1995 film Babe. The 1995 TV miniseries The Queen's Nose was also based in one of his books. He was voted Children's Author of the Year at the 1991 British Book Awards. He died on January 4, 2011 at the age of 88.

Cynthia D. Fisher is professor of management at Bond University. She received her PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Purdue University. She has held full-time teaching positions in the US, Singapore, and Australia, and has taught in India and South Africa. The recipient of several significant research grants, Dr. Fisher has published scholarly articles in journals such as the "Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, "and "Journal of Organizational Behavior.

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