Synopses & Reviews
Fans of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie will enjoy Rabbit and Pigs clever back-and-forth which shows the funny ways friends bounce ideas and feelings off each other.
Rabbit just adores his friend Pig. So he is excited to make a list of all the things he loves about Pig. And who better to help him write the list than Pig himself? But Pig is busy, and keeps sending Rabbit away. But no matter what Pig does, Rabbit is inspired to add another thing to his list. When Pig says, Rabbit, I'm starting to lose my patience!” Rabbit has #6I love Pig because hes not afraid to show his feelings!” Fortunately, Pigs dwindling patience is rewarded when Rabbit completes his listand the two realize exactly why they are such good pals.
* “Rabbit and Pig join the ranks of duos that grapple with the intricacies of friendship—and impressively stand out. . . . Kirk gets the comic timing just right. . . . Although great for reading aloud, put this at the top of the list for using as a springboard for creative writing or a discussion starter about what qualities make a good friend.”
andquot;The illustrations are attractively composed, with textural highlights and speckles of snow in dark blue skies...Library Mouse fans will enjoy this peripheral extension of the series.andquot;
This third installment starring Sam the library mouse explores how to research a subject and how to overcome one's fears. Full color.
Celebrated writer and illustrator Daniel Kirk brings to life the joys of reading, writing, and sharing in this all-new Library Mouse
adventure. Sam the library mouse loves to write, and the children love his little books, which he leaves on the library shelves for them to find. But no one at the library has ever met him. When Tom canand#8217;t find a partner for a book-making assignment and finds Samand#8217;s secret hole behind the childrenand#8217;s reference section, will the pair be able to work together, or will Samand#8217;s secret identity be spoiled forever? A heartwarming tale about collaboration and creative ambitions, this book will enchant any young aspiring author or illustrator.
Rabbit just adores his friend Pig. So he is excited to make a list of all the things he loves about Pig. And who better to help him write the list than Pig himself? But Pig is busy, and keeps sending Rabbit away. But no matter what Pig does, Rabbit is inspired to add another thing to his list. When Pig says, “Rabbit, I'm starting to lose my patience!” Rabbit has #6—“I love Pig because he’s not afraid to show his feelings!” Fortunately, Pig’s dwindling patience is rewarded when Rabbit completes his list—and the two realize exactly why they are such good pals.
Rabbit and Pig’s clever back-and-forth shows the funny ways friends bounce ideas and feelings off each other.
When Father Mouse is awakened on Christmas Eve by a clatter outside his window, he catches a glimpse of the one and only Santa Claus! Father Mouse can hardly believe his eyes as he watches St. Nick come down the chimney with a pack full of toys. In this amusing twist on the classic poem by Clement C. Moore, Daniel Kirk reimagines the story from a fresh perspectiveandmdash;and readers of Kirkandrsquo;s Library Mouse series may discover a familiar friend, too!
Sam the library mouse and his friend Sarah are off on a new adventure. This time they leave the library behind and go to a museum so Sam can make sketches in his explorerand#8217;s journal. Sarah isnand#8217;t so sure that explorers have the time or the interest to write in journals. But Sam shows her that a journal can contain anything, from a ticket stub to drawings of cool things like dinosaurs and ancient Egyptian mummies. As they explore the museum, they see all kinds of art and unexpectedly make friends with another artist.
The latest book in this bestselling series is sure to entice readers to come along on the museum adventure.
About the Author
Daniel Kirk has illustrated a number of books for children. Library Mouse was given a starred review by Booklist magazine, which called it and#147;a show-stopper.and#8221; Daniel lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with his wife and three children. For more information about him, visit his Web site: www.danielkirk.com.