If I Were a Mouse

If I Were a Mouse

By Karma Wilson; Marsela Hajdinjak-Krec (Illustrator)

Zonderkidz, Hardcover, 9780310716037, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 26, 2011

If I were a mouse, just as small as could be, I would make my house in a hole in a tree A child imagines what fantastic adventures might unfold if he were one of God's many amazing animals, but ultimately finds comfort and joy in being created a child of God with the blessed gift of imagination.

About the Author
Karma Wilson's first poem was published at the tender age of six. The poem was ironically titled, "I Don't Wanna Write a Poem!" Growing up, she had no desire to write. But Providence had different plans, and now Karma writes poems for a living when she's not busy being a wife and raising three kids. Karma is the bestselling author of Bear Snores On and Bear Wants More, as well as If I Were a Mouse, Give Thanks to the Lord, and I Will Rejoice.

Marsela Hajdinjak-Krec illustrates children s books and regularly contributes to several children s agazines. She has also created characters and scenography for animated films. Marsela received the Grigor Vitez Award in 2005 for the book Water Sprite and Old Pear Tree. She lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia.