Horacek, Petr. The Mouse Who Ate the Moon: A Peek-Through Story Book. Candlewick Press, 2014. $15.99. Content: G. PICTURE BOOK. The book’s format and illustrations take the forefront in this picture book. The peek-through holes and specially cut pages capture the imagination make this book feel like every page is a discovery. The story is simple and fun. A mouse wishes for her own piece of the moon and then finds a yellow-shaped item that she thinks is a part of the moon. It smells delicious. She eats it and then regrets it. Now the moon will no longer be round because she ate a part of it. Luckily, her friends show her the real moon and it is still round.
Pre-K, K-3: ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Samantha Hastings, MA, MLS.