A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse

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Candlewick Press, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Are we there yet?

There's so much to see at the bottom of the world! Join a young explorer and his best friend, Mouse, on a sea journey to Antarctica, where they make new friends with penguins and a whale — and have all kinds of fun. Young readers won't stop grinning as they're swept away by the strange and magical world created by Frank Viva, the bestselling author of Along a Long Road, and they'll want to start the book again as soon as they reach the end!

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

This is a unique variation on the "Can we go home now?" theme. Mouse and his owner (perhaps) which I can't tell if it is a boy or man, but it doesn't matter, are on a small steam ship voyage to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

This is so far my favorite TOON book. I love the art in this. Then end papers and double page spreads are incredible. The text is clever too. So much love. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Frank Viva is an illustrator and designer who lives in Toronto, Canada. He is a cover artist for The New Yorker and sits on two college advisory boards. He is passionate about cooking, eating, and his daily bike ride to the office. His first picture book, Along a Long Road, received wide critical acclaim and was chosen by the New York Times as one of the Ten Best Illustrated Books of 2011. A Trip to The Bottom of the World with Mouse is based on Frank's experiences aboard a Russian research vessel during a trip to the Antarctic Peninsula.

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