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Publisher Comments:

"The rousing notes of the bugle and the laughter and shouting increased the feeling of rebellion within Ralph. As the last strains of the bugle call hovered in the clear mountain air, Ralph made up his mind. He knew now what he was going to do. He was going to run away.

Fed up with his timid mother and uncle and his squirmy little cousins, Ralph hops onto his toy motorcycle and zooms down the road to summer camp. It turns out camp is not all peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and fun. A strict watchdog, a mouse-hungry cat, and a troubled boy named Garf lead Ralph on some fur-raising escapades. Perhaps home isn't such a bad place to be, if only Ralph can find a way to get there again.

Synopsis:

Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary ramps up the humor and adventure in the second book in the Mouse series.

With a motorcycle to rev and the open road to see, Ralph S. Mouse is itching to run away from his overprotective family. But once he escapes to a summer campground nearby, the horrors of the wild make him doubt his plan. Angry cats, scary watchdogs, and grouchy gophers are only the half of it! But then he befriends Garf, a sad and friendless boy at the camp. Though he wants desperately to be back home with his relatives, Ralph realizes that he may need to help Garf before he can help himself.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Synopsis:

Ralph is on the run!

Fed up with his family, Ralph decides to hop on his motorcycle and head down the road to Happy Acres Camp. Unfortunately, life at camp is not all peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! A strict watchdog, a mouse-hungry cat, and a troubled boy named Garf keep Ralph on his toes and away from his precious motorcycle. Perhaps home is not such a bad place to be . . . if only Ralph can find a way to get there again!

About the Author

Beverly Cleary was born in McMinnville, Oregon, and until she was old enough to attend school she lived on a farm in Yamhill, a town so small it had no library. Her mother arranged to have books sent to their tiny town from the state library and acted as a librarian in a room over a bank. It was there that Mrs. Cleary learned to love books. Generations of children have grown up with Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, Ralph Mouse, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. Beverly Cleary continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of children of all ages throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380709533
ill.:
Zelinsky, Paul O.
Author:
Darling, Louis
Illustrator:
Zelinsky, Paul
Illustrator:
Zelinsky, Paul O.
Author:
Clea
Author:
Cleary, Beverly
Author:
by Beverly Cleary and Louis Darling
Author:
Rogers, Jacqueline
Author:
ry, Beverly
Author:
Dockray, Tracy
Author:
Darling, Louis
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Animals - Mice Hamsters Guinea Pigs etc.
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Mice
Subject:
Camps
Subject:
Motorcycling
Subject:
Hotels, motels, etc
Subject:
Mice -- Fiction.
Subject:
Ralph S. Mouse
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Avon Camelot Books
Series Volume:
102-403
Publication Date:
20140318
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
RL 5.7.
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.66x5.12x.48 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 224 pages HarperTrophy - English 9780380709533 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary ramps up the humor and adventure in the second book in the Mouse series.

With a motorcycle to rev and the open road to see, Ralph S. Mouse is itching to run away from his overprotective family. But once he escapes to a summer campground nearby, the horrors of the wild make him doubt his plan. Angry cats, scary watchdogs, and grouchy gophers are only the half of it! But then he befriends Garf, a sad and friendless boy at the camp. Though he wants desperately to be back home with his relatives, Ralph realizes that he may need to help Garf before he can help himself.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

"Synopsis" by , Ralph is on the run!

Fed up with his family, Ralph decides to hop on his motorcycle and head down the road to Happy Acres Camp. Unfortunately, life at camp is not all peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! A strict watchdog, a mouse-hungry cat, and a troubled boy named Garf keep Ralph on his toes and away from his precious motorcycle. Perhaps home is not such a bad place to be . . . if only Ralph can find a way to get there again!

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