Sheila Rae, the Brave by Kevin Henkes

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Sheila Rae the mouse isn't afraid of anything—until she tries a new way home and gets lost. Then it is her "scaredy-cat" sister, Louise, who shows her a thing or two about bravery—and sibling love.

 

About Kevin Henkes

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Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages—among them are Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Wemberly Worried. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon, a Caldecott Honor for Owen, and a Newbery Honor for Olive's Ocean. He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Published August 17, 1987 by Greenwillow Books. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Children can play-act the story of the big sister who learns to share with Sheila Rae's Peppermint Stick Board Book and Finger Puppet Set by Kevin Henkes.

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In his first board-book format, Kevin Henkes brings the star of Sheila Rae, the Brave back in Sheila Rae's Peppermint Stick.

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The mouse heroine of Henkes's pitch-perfect comedy doesn't frighten easily--she even growls at stray dogs.

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The sibling relationship is strong, and it is clear Sheila Rae can take care of Louise as needed, but readers discover that Louise is capable of caring for Sheila Rae in turn.

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