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  • Published: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407098487
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

A Mouse Called Wolf




A classic Dick King-Smith tale about the friendship between an old lady and a singing mouse.

Whoever heard of a singing mouse? But Wolfgang Amadeus Mouse (named after the beginning of a name found on a scrap of sheet music) has a truly wonderful voice - a voice that thrills old Mrs Honeybee. Soon Mouse is singing daily while the lonely old woman plays the piano. But then - disaster strikes! Can Wolf's voice save the day?

  • Published: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407098487
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

About the author

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children’s books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry’s Mad, Noah’s Brother, The Queen’s Nose, Martin’s Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet’s Hare (winner of the Children’s Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children’s Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made an OBE for services to children’s literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight. Discover more about Dick King-Smith at: dickkingsmith.com

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Praise for A Mouse Called Wolf

A flight of pure fantasy and an intriguing way of developing children's curiosity about music

TES

An admirable lack of sentimentality to the story; King-Smith knows how to make his mousearia credible

Observer

Dick King-Smith has brought magic into the lives of millions of children

Parents Magazine

Sparkling humour and wonderful characters are Dick King-Smith's trademarks

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