A Mouse Told His Mother by Bethany Roberts

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 3 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

At bedtime, a mouse announces to his mother that he is going on a journey, and with the help of his imagination, taking a bath, brushing his teeth, and putting on pajamas are transformed into a treasure dive, a mountain climb, and a round-the-world flight.
 

About Bethany Roberts

See more books from this Author
Bethany Roberts has written several popular books for children, including seven Holiday Mice books, Monster Manners, Cat Parade, and Waiting-for-Christmas Stories. She lives in Hamden, Connecticut. Visit her website at www.bethanyroberts.com
 
Published April 1, 1997 by Little Brown & Co (Juv). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for A Mouse Told His Mother

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

A mouse child, at bedtime, tells his mother that he's going on a trip--to the moon, to dive for pirate treasure, to fly an airplane around the world, to explore a spooky cave, etc.

| Read Full Review of A Mouse Told His Mother

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Skillfully repeating framing phrases, Roberts's (Waiting-for-Christmas Stories) neatly condensed prose plays straight man to Begin's (Little Mouse's Painting) minutely detailed and lushly panoramic artwork, which catapults readers into the mouse child's imaginative alter-world.

| Read Full Review of A Mouse Told His Mother

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

""A little rebel boasts of his adventurous plans, while his mother calmly proceeds with nighttime rituals.

| Read Full Review of A Mouse Told His Mother

Rate this book!

Add Review