Moose Tales (Paperback)

By Nancy Van Laan, Amy Rusch (Illustrator)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780618111282, 48pp.

Publication Date: February 26, 2001

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/27/1999)

List Price: 5.95*
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Moose has good friends in the woodland: Beaver, Squirrel, Rabbit, and Mouse. Together they count snowflakes, help one another out of fixes, and make practically perfect creatures out of snow. Set in the secure world of the woods, these tender, funny stories for beginning readers celebrate the simple joys of having friends both trusty and true. And the delicately silly illustrations capture the foibles and idiosyncrasies of each woodland creature, from Moose’s skinny legs to Rabbit’s long, floppy ears.

About the Author

Nancy Van Laan has written many delightful stories for children, including Moose Idles, a beginning reader about which Publishers Weekly said in a starred review, "Endearing. . . . Young listeners will hope for many happy returns for this quintet of friends."

Amy Rusch lives with her family in Wisconsin, where they often find tracks of forest animals, big and small.