fretful young mouse learns to live in the moment in this lovely picture
his brothers and sisters frolic through the snow in the
and cut-paper illustrations,
the little creature trails after his mother,
asking when he will
next experience his favorite springtime activities, foods, and animals.
She opens his eyes to the joys of the present, and the last illustration
hanging up a drawing of the snowman he has made with her
next to his picture of a springtime sun.
gentle, intimate tone makes this book a natural bedtime story
quietly compelling read-aloud for any time. Kathleen Kelly
...Jolly cut-paper snowflakes festoon acrylic paintings in this gentle paean to living in the now...
A lovely winter story.
subtle antidote to winter doldrums, this is just right for impatient
like the mouse, long for a change of season. Julie Cummins
a sweet little winter mouse tale. The words create such playful images
and blend perfectly with the fanciful art. In a cozy little mouse home,
in the hollow of a tree
beneath a sky scattered with over-sized, cut-paper
mama mouse helps little mouse patiently enjoy one season at a time.
Added to the magic are snowflake kites, napping snow angels,
ice dancing, silver sleet and a classic brown and gold zigzag afghan.
This is a greatlap book for a wintry day, read aloud with a little
someone you love.