A Busy Year by Leo Lionni

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Mouse twins befriend a tree and watch it grow and change throughout each month of the year.
 

About Leo Lionni

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Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 picture books, including four Caldecott Honor Books. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.
 
Published March 17, 1992 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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3-8) Pub Date: April 1st, 1992 ...

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In this deceptively simple tale, Lionni characteristically hides a moral from which kids of all ages will profit. On New Year's Day, twin mice Willie and Winnie discover a ``snowmouse'' that appears t

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A Busy Year by Leo Lionni follows a momentous friendship between twin mice Willie and Winnie and Woody, the tree they befriend throughout the course of a year.

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After her leaves blow to the ground, the caring duo brings Christmas gifts to a cheerfully decorated Woody, and all are ``happy and ready for another busy year.'' With Lionni's zingy, inimitable art, this tall, paper-over-board book is a welcome addition to his distinguished oeuvre.

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