Friday, December 5, 2014

The Mouse Who Ate the Moon by Petr Horacek - ADVISABLE

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. 

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