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Two Roman Mice

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published 1975 by Crowell
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Shawn Thrasher
Aug 09, 2012 Shawn Thrasher rated it it was ok
Apparently Roach translated Horace's poem from Latin to English, and illustrated the story as well. Rusticus Mus and Urbanus Mus are in an ancient Roman setting this time, and Roach decorates her little book with plenty of nods to the time of Horace. In addition to mice, each page includes something Roman from that time - a plant, a mosaic, even extinct Roman dogs that chase the mice away at the end. It's only mildly interesting; the premise is far more interesting than the book itself.
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kate
Very cute. Based on Horace's Satire II, vi. Accessible to children.
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Marilynne K. Roach, a life-long resident of Watertown, Massachusetts, graduated with a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and credits the public library system for the rest of her education.

Besides illustrating other writers' works on history, how-to, and horticulture she has written and illustrated several books of her own.
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