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  • Published: 20 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448100392
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

Happy Mouseday




A delightful animal story from Dick King Smith in a special Colour First Reader format perfect for beginner readers.

"You are NOT keeping a mouse in this house!"

Every Saturday - or Mouseday, as Pete calls it - Pete asks his mum and dad if he can have a pet mouse. And every week, the answer is the same. No. Then Pete gets a terrific idea. He could secretly keep a mouse in his tree-house...

  • Published: 20 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448100392
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

About the authors

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

Peter Kavanagh

TONY BRADMAN graduated from Cambridge University and worked in journalism for many years as an editor and reviewer. Now a full-time author, he has produced several successful anthologies for young readers for Random House Children's Books, including three focusing exclusively on football: the FOOTBALL FEVER titles.

Praise for Happy Mouseday

Good for someone who has just learned to read and wants to tackle a real book

The Spectator

An affectionate, lively adventure . . . Will appeal to any child who's ever nagged for a pet

Mail on Sunday

A delightful story which is not too demanding yet not too repetitive

Junior Bookshelf

A delightful story with pace and good characterisation. Corgi Pups are perfect for those readers just embarking on "real" books

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