Martin's Mice

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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!"