Mice Skating

By Annie Silvestro (Author), Teagan White (Illustrator)

Price$16.95

Format Hardcover Picture Book

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Mice Skating

by Annie Silvestro, Teagan White

$16.95

Hardcover

Barnes and Noble Indiebound
OVERVIEW
This mouse doesn’t want to stay in the house . . . even if it’s cold outside!
For most field mice, winter means burrowing down and snuggling in. But not for Lucy! She loves snow crunching under her paws and wearing a fluffy wool hat. And most of all, Lucy loves to skate, and she’s just ACHING to show off her new skill with her friends. After all, a winter wonderland is twice as nice when you have friends to enjoy it with. But the other mice just don’t understand—and after a disastrous indoor snowball fight, it looks as if they never will. Can Lucy find a way to make the other mice come out and “mice skate” too?
            With intricately detailed illustrations as cozy as a fireplace in December (and a cup of cocoa, too), this funny punny warmhearted love song to winter—and to one brave, bold, and generous mouse—will have kids bundling up for some cold-weather fun of their own.
PRAISE
“Field mice are supposed to spend the winter burrowing and huddling underground, but little Lucy would rather be out in the bracing cold. She can’t convince her mouse friends to join her, until she finds a way to get them to follow her to the pond for ice skating. Silvestro’s simple story is heavy on cheese puns likely to sail past younger listeners, but White’s charming illustrations, with their miniaturist sensibility and cozy wood-toned textures, will have little ones hunting through the pages for details of the field-mouse lifestyle and décor.” —The New York TImes
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)

Annie Silvestro is the author of Bunny’s Book Club (Doubleday), which Kirkus called “a sweet salute to reading.” When not writing, Annie works as a consultant in her family’s finance business and serves on the board for Seas It, a cancer charity that promotes recovery through recreation. She is passionate about children’s literature and is currently a Volunteer Coordinator for the New Jersey chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She resides in Rumson, NJ, with her husband and two boys, who also love to read, and a cat who does not. Learn more about her at anniesilvestro.com.
 
Teagan White is a freelance illustrator specializing in intricate drawings of flora and fauna, playful watercolors of animal characters, and illustrated typography. Her clients have included Target, Papyrus, American Greetings, Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, Disney Hyperion, Nike, Honda, Ford, Wired Magazine, and the Washington Post, with projects ranging from advertising and editorial to children's books, greeting cards, and textiles. Originally from Chicago, Teagan now lives and works in MN, where she received a BFA in illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design in 2012. Learn more about her at teaganwhite.com.

Pub Date: 10/3/2017

ISBN: 9781454916321

Price: $16.95 / $19.95 CAN

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Pages: 32 pages, all in color

Trim: 8.5 x 10.875 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Juvenile / Picture Books

Age Range: 3 to 99

Publisher: Sterling Children's Books

Carton Quantity: 32