Three Terrible Trins by Dick King-Smith
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Within the walls and under the floorboards of Orchard Farmhouse live three mischievous mouse brothers (a.k.a. the trins) who create constant commotion. "With his customary panache, King-Smith grabs the reader's attention from his opening sentence. And, sustaining his understated wit and rollicking pace throughout this breezy novel, the author never loosens his grip."--Publisher's Weekly. Illustrations.


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About Dick King-Smith

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Dick King-Smith is the author of this season's "Dinosaur Trouble "(see page 14). He lives in the west of England. Teague is the popular author and illustrator of Pigsty, which was an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. He also has been named spokesperson for Crayola's national art contest. He lives in NY with his wife, Laura and daughter, Lily.
 
Published September 20, 1994 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 105 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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And with her urging, plus the help of a hearty Cellarmouse, who also wins the pretty widow and moves into the west wing of her elegant chair in the attic, the "trins" eventually oust a half-dozen cats from their domain.

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At six o'clock on the morning of her birthday, Mrs. Gray's husband was killed and eaten. With his customary panache, King-Smith (Babe: The Gallant Pig; Harry's Mad) grabs the reader's attention fr

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Because this is the third husband she has lost (""I really know how to pick 'em""), Mrs. Gray-a mouse who, living in the attic, belongs to the highest of Orchard Farm's four social strata-vows she will never marry again.

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