The Bookstore Mouse

The Bookstore Mouse

Book - 2002
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A mouse living in an antiquarian bookstore learns the true power of words when he literally falls into a medieval tale and helps defeat the dragon Censor.

He lives in a bookstore behind a large WALL OF WORDS.
He eats DELICIOUS WORDS from recipes.
He throws SHARP WORDS and POINTED REMARKS at his enemy.
And one day he slips through the words into a story that is the greatest adventure of his life.
He is THE BOOKSTORE MOUSE.

A clever and wise fable, this tale is for every book lover, every story lover, and every lover of words.


Baker & Taylor
Living among his favorite books in an antiquarian bookstore, Cervantes the mouse passes his time by consuming delicious words from cookbooks and hurling pointed words at a mean cat, until he learns that the books contain thrilling stories. Children's BOMC. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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& Taylor

A mouse living in an antiquarian bookstore learns the true power of words when he literally falls into a medieval tale and helps defeat the dragon Censor.

Publisher: San Diego, CA : Harcourt, 2002
ISBN: 9780152045647
0152045643
Characteristics: 134 p. : ill ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Lippincott, Gary A. - Illustrator

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Sep 17, 2012

Strange multi-layered story. You can tell the points that the author is trying to make, but some are contradictory, and most probably go past children.

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