Synopses & Reviews
Leo Lionni s Caldecott Honor winning story about a little mouse who gathers something unusual for the long winter is turning fifty Celebrate this beloved favorite, which now includes a special introduction from noted children s book historian Leonard Marcus.
Winter is coming, and all the mice are gathering food . . . except for Frederick. But when the days grow short and the snow begins to fall, it s Frederick s stories that warm the hearts and spirits of his fellow field mice. Winner of a 1967 Caldecott Honor, Frederick has been cherished by generations of readers.
A splendid achievement. School Library Journal, starred review
In Frederick, a mouse who is a poet from the tip of his nose to the end of his tail demonstrates that a seemingly purposeless life is indeed far from that and that we need not live by bread alone Eric Carle"