Town Mouse Country Mouse

By Carol Jones (Illustrator)
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780395711293, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 1995

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“A classic fable from Aesop is retold and illustrated in sumptuous watercolors. Depression-era New York City is bustling and loud and frightening for a timid country cousin. The country is, of course, too tame for a mouse used to the hubbub of the city. Fortunately, each has the perfect place to live.”
-- Ellen Richmond, Children's Book Cellar, Waterville, ME


Two cheerful cousins, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, decide to pay each other a visit -- Town Mouse to the country, Country Mouse to the town. But the home comforts of one become the unexpected adventure of the other. Many surprises -- and a dose of danger -- convince the cousins that there's truly "no place like home."

About the Author

Born and educated in England, Carol Jones now lives in Australia. She is a full-time author and illusrutor who has given new life to many old favorites.

Praise For Town Mouse Country Mouse

"An old favorite done with pictures that bear up to long and pleasant scrutiny." Booklist, ALA

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