A Friend's Tale
Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780810989276, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2009
Celebrated writer and illustrator Daniel Kirk brings to life the joys of reading, writing, and sharing in this all-new "Library Mouse "adventure. Sam the library mouse loves to write, and the children love his little books, which he leaves on the library shelves for them to find. But no one at the library has ever met him. When Tom can t find a partner for a book-making assignment and finds Sam's secret hole behind the children's reference section, will the pair be able to work together, or will Sam's secret identity be spoiled forever? A heartwarming tale about collaboration and creative ambitions, this book will enchant any young aspiring author or illustrator.
F&P level: L
F&P level: L
About the Author
Daniel Kirk has written and illustrated numerous books, including "Hush, Little Alien; Bigger; Humpty Dumpty; Jack and Jill; Moondogs"; and "Snow Family". In addition he has illustrated two poetry collections; "Go!" and "Dogs Rule!"; and several titles by other authors, namely "Chugga Chugga Choo Choo" and "My Truck Is Stuck" by Kevin Lewis, and "Hello, Hello!" by Miriam Schlein. Kirk lives in New Jersey with his wife, author-illustrator Julia Gordon, and three teenage children.