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Mike's House

4.24  ·  Rating Details  ·  21 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published 1954 by Viking Juvenile
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Really adorable picture book/intermediate book (aka a wordy picture book) about a kid named Robert who loves Mike Mulligan. He goes to picture book hour at the library every Tuesday and loves Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel so much he figures a whole building must have been built up around his favorite book. He gets lost and finds a policeman, and causes some chuckles when they finally realize what "Mike's house" is. The illustrations by Corduroy's Don Freeman are really delightful, and despi ...more
Dec 08, 2011 Gina rated it liked it
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My mother took care of Mrs. Sauer before her death and as a gift she gave her the three books she wrote, autographed. After my mother moved she passed these books onto me because she knew I enjoyed reading them growing up. It was a treat to re-read them now as an adult.
Sep 27, 2015 Josiah rated it it was ok
Mike's House is an excellent combination of two winning factors: a simply related, old-fashioned story, and an effective homage to a classic picture book that has been loved by many for decades. Anyone who has fond memories of Virginia Lee Burton's Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel should definitely read this book.

Four-year-old Robert Austin, a preschooler who has already fallen deeply in love with the joys of reading, goes to his local library every Tuesday for Picture Book Hour, during whi
Nov 05, 2009 Jenny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this picture book. It's an older childrens book.
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Born in Rochester, NY, Sauer was a librarian and writer who attended the University of Rochester and the NY State Library School. She worked at the Rochester Public Library for 37 years, but her occasional vacation home in Nova Scotia gave her the setting for both Fog Magic and The Light at Tern Rock.
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