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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this is a playful story full of frolicking, costumed mice and shadow magic. Nothing harmful or too scary is presented.
Is It Any Good?
The story is simple and somewhat ordinary, but the little mice faces are adorable, the language is fun and playful. Young children will enjoy reading along with the rhythmic phrases and picking out whimsical details in the happy and expressive paintings. The illustrations also use light cleverly, which ties in with the story and the shadow trick the mice play on the stalking cat.
This is just one in a series of holiday mice books written by Bethany Roberts. An edition including a cassette tape is also available.
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