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This is a cute book with animal characters and a farmer. The idea that all the animals and the farmer try to squeeze into mouse's house for his birthday party is good for teaching size relations. I think this book could be read during an animal themed unit.
Oct 20, 2012 Paul Hankins rated it 3 of 5 stars
It's Mouse's birthday, and the whole farm is stopping by, trying to fit into Mouse's house to bring their greetings (and gifts that rhyme with "knees." Fun, playful verse from Yolen here.
Yolen was born at Beth Israel Hospital, the first child of Isabel Berlin and Will Hyatt Yolen. She and her family moved to California when she was young but returned to New York a few years later. After her younger brother was born, her father joined the army and served on the European front during WWII. Yolen spent her childhood taking piano lessons, ballet dancing and writing a neighborhood news...moreMore about Jane Yolen...