From the author of the "Frances and the Badger" series comes this story, first printed in 1967. It is considered to be one of the great works of children's literature in the 20th century and is available again in an updated format with new illustrations.
The story of a father and son pair of wind-up toy mice. Seeking a life outside the toy store, father and son set out to explore the world. During their journey, the mice have many adventures--including run-ins with the evil Manny Rat and the wise Uncle Frog. Many see the story as a metaphorical fable about the life of humans.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres
Subgenre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Toys + Dolls + Puppets, Family / General, Animals / Mice + Hamsters + Guinea Pigs + etc., General, Animals / General