Bless This Mouse

Bless This Mouse

Book - 2011
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Mouse Mistress Hildegarde musters all her ingenuity to keep a large colony of church mice safe from the exterminator and to see that they make it through the dangerous Blessing of the Animals.
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011
ISBN: 9780544439368
Branch Call Number: J LOW
Characteristics: 151 pages : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Rohmann, Eric


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Mar 04, 2016

Great novel to read to your young animal lover. My 8 yr old loved it and wishes there were a series of these to read.

Oct 19, 2013

I like this book. The mice are so brave and resourceful and sometimes funny.

Apr 25, 2012

LOVELY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Very cute drawings, and the story's great too.

Nov 24, 2011

There are a few funny parts in this book, but it isn't as good as I expected. I didn't really like any of the characters, and so the whole worry about the cats at the Blessing of the Animals and the sticky traps was not suspenseful, because I didn't care if they got trapped or eaten or not.

GPLKids May 20, 2011

Hildegarde the mouse mistress joins Avi's Poppy and Kate DiCamillo's Despereaux as a brave and resourceful leader in this adventure set in a church building and its yard. Architectural terms unfamiliar to children are illustrated in a map at the start of the book. Eric Rohmann's detailed drawings depict the emotions and action in this tale of danger and loyalty.
This would be a gripping read aloud in families and in classrooms.

May 03, 2011

Lovely illustrations.

Apr 03, 2011

I was prepared to adore this book, since I am a great admirer of other works by Ms. Lowry. I was disappointed. I would recommend instead Margery Sharp's Miss Bianca books to anyone wanting wonderful stories about bands of anthropomorphic mice. Mistress Hildegarde pales in comparison.

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