Tillie and the Wall

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Tillie and the Wall

By Leo Lionni

Dragonfly Books, Paperback, 9780679813576, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 23, 2010

Description
All her life Tillie the mouse has wondered what lies on the other side of the wall. Imagining all sorts of fantastic possibilities, she digs a tunnel to get to the other side, where she discovers . . . other mice, just like her Together, Tillie and her friends work to bring down the wall and unite mouse-kind. Written just before the fall of the Berlin wall, this seemingly simple fable has a powerful message for all children and all people."


About the Author
Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 picture books, including four Caldecott Honor Books. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.

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Praise For Tillie and the Wall

"Lionni's inquisitive, clever mice prove once more the value of the fable as a storytelling device, especially when it is simply told and beautifully illustrated. . . . A superior picture book." —School Library Journal (Starred Review)

“A journey worth repeating.” —Publishers Weekly