House Mouse, Senate Mouse (Hardcover)

By Cheryl Shaw Barnes (Illustrator), Peter W. Barnes

Little Patriot Press, 9781596987906, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2012

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

Congress is in session and the Squeaker of the House and the Senate Mouse-jority leader have a big job to do: they have to pass a law designating a national cheese for the United Mice of America. In House Mouse, Senate Mouse, bestselling and award-winning duo Peter and Cheryl Barnes give kids an entertaining and educational look at the legislative process while teaching them the values of hard work and compromise. From drawing up a bill and committee discussions to voting and signing a bill, House Mouse, Senate Mouse teaches children about the Senate, House of Representatives, and the Capitol building. House Mouse, Senate Mouse also features “The Tail End: Resources for Parents and Teachers” at the end of the book to help moms, dads, and educators teach their little mice even more about our legislative branch. Fun and informative, House Mouse, Senate Mouse is a great book for any child who might one day aspire to be a Congressmouse and work in our nation’s capital.


About the Author

Peter and Cheryl Barnes are a husband and wife writing/illustrating team who specialize in educational books for children. They are creators of the bestselling Woodrow, the White House Mouse, and their books have been featured on numerous top-tier TV and radio shows including The Today Show, C-Span’s Book TV and National Public Radio, and in prominent print outlets such as the New York TimesWashington Post and Child Magazine. Their other works include House Mouse, Senate MouseWoodrow for President; and Liberty Lee's Tail of Independence. Their books have won numerous national and regional book reviews and awards. They also published the New York Times bestsellers Heartsongs and Journey through Heartsongs, by Mattie Stepanek. Cheryl is an illustrator with a background in architecture and is creative director of Regnery’s Little Patriot Press. Peter is a journalist who currently works for Fox Business Network; he has also reported for CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other news organizations. They have two grown children and live in Alexandria, Virginia.