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The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban and David Small
The Mouse and His Child

retired teacher, June 28, 2008

Russell Hoban has written bland books, and very-far-out ones like The Dancing Tigers. The Mouse and His Child is a chapter book in between: an engaging adventure with everyone-like heros and a bad-guy Rat, and good read-aloud quality, as well as lots of adult double-layered meaning and allusion of a philosophical sort. My daughter and I loved it as a read-aloud chapter book when she was in grade school; I re-read it myself every few years and still enjoy it. It even has a fairly happy ending.
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