The Mouse That Snored
When a wandering homeless mouse finds his way into this quiet family’s house, the quiet is disturbed. No one seems to know who is causing such a ruckus until they rush to the kitchen and discover the tiny culprit! Endearing characters, playful rhyming text, and delightful artwork all add up to a hilarious story of one noisy mouse and the quiet friends who take him in. This...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 25th 2000 by HMH Books for Young Readers
(first published 2000)
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Feb 18, 2013 Tasasha Battle rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This quiet family does everything in hush tones. They dare not even eat foods that make to much noise. One night they were awaken by a loudly snoring mouse. They were going to kick him out until they found that he was homeless. This book can show students how to use commas and when they can needed. This will help improve their writings.
May 07, 2009 Mandy Hoffman rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Preschool to Kindergarten
A story about a very quiet couple who lived with their very quiet parrot and cat. Then one day noisy mouse moved in. A good book to use to talk about the times that it's good to be loud or quiet.
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