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About the book
  • Published: 1 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780385755511
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Trade
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $8.99

Alexander And The Wind-Up Mouse Step into Reading Lvl 3


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Leo Lionni’s Caldecott Honor–winning story about the magic of friendship is now available as a Step 3 Step into Reading book—perfect for children who are ready to read on their own.

Everyone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and mousetraps. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be loved and cuddled? thinks Alexander, who wishes he could be a wind-up mouse, too. Lionni’s enduringly popular story makes a winning addition to the Step into Reading line, letting young children enjoy this classic all by themselves.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780385755511
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Trade
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $8.99

About the Author

Leo Lionni

Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he moved to the United States in 1939. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.

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Praise for Alexander And The Wind-Up Mouse Step into Reading Lvl 3

“"A delicate fantasy about friendship, illustrated with bold, sumptuous collages." —The New York Times"Eye-catching, boldly colored collages illustrate this classic 'grass is always greener' story in which a live mouse is envious of his mechanical counterpart." —Booklist”


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