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Come Out and Play, Little Mouse

3.48  ·  Rating Details  ·  25 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
When little mouse accepts the cat's invitation to play, he doesn't know what kind of game the cat really has in mind. "A splendid picture book with brilliantly colored and expressive illustrations, funny and exciting."--Horn Book.
Published March 29th 1995 by Greenwillow Books (first published January 1st 1987)
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Apr 29, 2015 Hannah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The student's I tutor, read this. It's so colorful and cute they think it's funny.
Oct 29, 2015 Dov rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
My kids enjoyed the book, but had no desire to read the book again.
This story is about a cat that is constantly on the lookout for his friend, Little Mouse. He begs him to come out every day, but the mouse refuses every time. The story incorporates the days of the week by having something different happen as each page is turned. It also uses patterns of repetition in the writing which can make it easier for kids to read and follow along. I would probably use this book with younger students, probably kindergarteners, as a read aloud to review days of the week an ...more
Feb 17, 2010 Gail rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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This is a good, exciting story. I appreciate the teaching of the days of the week. I don't like the pictures because the "dog" costume the mouse wears does not look like a dog, and therefore it's hard to understand the point of the ending.
Christine Turner
Big Brother saves Little Mouse from a cat's treacherous invitation to come out and play.
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Robert Kraus was an American children's author, cartoonist and publisher. Founder and publisher of Windmill Books, author and illustrator of award-winning children's books, Kraus began as a cartoonist and cover artist for The New Yorker. []
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