Martin's Mice

Martin's Mice

By Dick King-Smith; Jez Alborough (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780679890980, 128pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 1998

"Martin, a kitten, is branded a wimp' by his siblings for his friendly interest in mice.He loves caring for them and can't understand their desire for freedom.Only when he becomes the pet of a big city apartment dweller does he realize why his pets deserted him.An engaging animal fantasy with plenty of humorous insight into the human condition, King-Smith's story has humor and a fast pace which will appeal to younger readers."--"School Library Journal" (starred review)

About the Author
Dick King-Smith is the author of this season's "Dinosaur Trouble "(see page 14). He lives in the west of England.

Jez Alborough says, "Bobo and his mommy just had to be chimps -- they've got the best arms for giving hugs!"