Synopses & Reviews
""Open this book and, just like Maurice opening his valise, you will enter a world of wonder and moral lessons to take to heart. Bravo to J.S. Friedman and Chris Beatrice for creating a book that will charm children of all ages."" -- Mark Evan Chimsky, editor of 65 Things to Do When You Retire and the award-winning Creating a Life You'll Love
Casablanca is the third book in the Maurices Valises series and follows Maurice, an endearing mouse, through his quest to learn lifes lessons. In this story, Maurice travels to Morocco, where he befriends a bespectacled camel and learns the true meaning of friendship.
Medicine Mouse is the fourth book in the Maurice's Valises series and follows Maurice, the endearing mouse, through his quest to learn life's lessons. In this story, Maurice travels to America, where he is befriended by a kindly prairie dog and a medicine mouse who shares his life's wisdom with Maurice.
About the Author
About the Author
Much like our moral hero, Maurice, J.S. Friedman is a grandfather, veteran storyteller and world traveler. His journeys have taken him from the far east to the American heartland, learning valuable life lessons—and multiple languages—along the way. Mr. Friedmans wanderlust is far from over. On any given day you may find him and his wife charting the canals of Amsterdam on his houseboat or exploring the temples of Thailand.
About the Illustrator
Chris Beatrice is an award-winning artist whose work has graced the covers of classic childrens books like Gullivers Travels and Robinson Crusoe. Mr. Beatrice brings emotion to his character-driven illustrations, seamlessly tying together fantasy and reality. His artistic skills transcend paper, as he is an acclaimed video game designer and commercial artist as well. He currently lives in Massachusetts with his wife and daughter.