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One Winter Night

2.86  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
It’s bone-chillingly cold, but why should that stop ten little mice who decide to leave their cozy nest and take a moonlight stroll across the ice? Of course, they hadn’t counted on some big, scary creatures — an owl, a bat, a rat, a skunk — who are also out for the evening. One by one, the mice run back to the house until the last one finds itself far do ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Simply Read Books (first published 2006)
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Dec 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
One Winter Night by Jennifer Lloyd and illustrated by Lynn Ray seemed like a highly appropriate book to read during our long Canadian winter.

The story centers on ten little mice who go skating “under moonlight”, and one by one scurry off into their warm nest as they meet larger animals. As the group of mice decreased in number, Steven delighted in the backwards counting from 10 to 1. At the end of the book, we revisit all of the mice sleeping safely in the nest and can count again from 1 to 10.

Jul 30, 2016 rated it it was ok
This rhyming, counting book follows ten mice as they play on the ice. Each time a new predator appears one mouse scurries back to his house.
The author has made an odd choice of verse layout ending the page with the next number, which is written in text rather than a bold number which would help children count.
The cute rhyme begins to fall apart when the reader hits the last mouse and the cat. It doubles in length and breaks the pattern it has followed for the entire book. The layout on the pa
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