Mouse and Mole, A Winter Wonderland

By Wong Herbert Yee; Wong Herbert Yee (Illustrator)
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Hardcover, 9780547341521, 48pp.)

Publication Date: November 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

Yippee! It is a winter wonderland! What better day for Mouse and Mole to go sledding, whirl around on ice skates, and build snowmen together?

But Mole does not want to go outside. Too cold! Too windy! He prefers to stay as snug as a bug in a rug inside his nice, warm bed.

Mouse is lonely. Ice skating and sledding just aren’t as fun for one. Then she gets an idea…a Sno-Mole might do the trick! Mole won’t be needing his hat or scarf or mittens…or will he?

Sometimes even best friends want to do different things. But at the end of a cold winter’s day, it's nice to know that your best friend will be there waiting for you, with warm mittens and all.




About the Author

Wong Herbert Yee lives in Michigan, where he writes and illustrates books for children including the Mouse and Mole series and the Fireman Small series. For a complete list of books by Wong Herbert Yee, visit www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com. For more information about Wong, visit his Web site at http://hometown.aol.com/wongherbertyee/




Praise For Mouse and Mole, A Winter Wonderland

"Yee continues his Mouse and Mole series with another winning installment....As in the series' previous titles, catchy rhymes, brisk dialogue, onomatopoeic sounds, and winsome ink and watercolor illustrations will easily draw new readers to this seasonal, episodic friendship story."—Gillian Engberg, Booklist

"Young readers will likely enjoy the simple irony and straightforward plot, while the many color illustrations reinforce the action and help them in in their transition to beginning chapter books."—School Library Journal

Mouse and Mole, Fine Feathered Friends

A 2010 Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor Award Winner

A Brand New Day with Mouse and Mole

"The stories are light, with simple plots, and the lively and expressive watercolor illustrations add energy and detail. A worthwhile addition to easy-reader collections."—School Library Journal

Abracadabra! Magic with Mouse and Mole

*"These two are a lovely addition to the pantheon of easy-reader pals."—School Library Journal, starred review

"The friendly, cooperative tone of the text is reminiscent of the Frog and Toad series." – Kirkus

"[T]he artwork nicely reinforces the story's action, the closeness between friends, and shared wonder in nature's magic."— Booklist

Upstairs Mouse, Downstairs Mole


"The expressive bamboo-pen and watercolor with colored-pencil illustrations capture the humor of the situations as well as the emotions of the characters. With its controlled vocabulary, repetition, and humor, this tale of friendship also introduces opposites, homophones, and letter writing. A real winner."—School Library journal

"Kids will become more proficient at reading and also come away with a lesson in friendship."—Booklist


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