About the BookThis classic tale gets a new look with an updated cover. "Nobody's Mouse" is feeling melancholy that he is alone and without his family. But down-in-the-dumps mouse soon becomes a mouse of action as he pumps up his self-esteem and courage. Color illustrations.
Book SynopsisA lonely little mouse has to be resourceful to bring his family back together. In a series of delightfully imaginary achievements, "nobody's mouse" transforms himself into the beloved hero of his mother, father, sister, and brand-new baby brother. In their very first collaboration, Robert Kraus and Jose Aruego give charm and validity to one of childhood's more difficult experiences. Tender and catchy, Robert Kraus's rhyming text, combined with Jose Aruego's large, vibrantly clever illustrations, makes for a storytime classic.
About the AuthorRobert Kraus, New Yorker cartoonist and cover artist, created numerous classic picture books for very young children, including Leo the Late Bloomer and Milton the Early Riser. Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey have illustrated many books together--he draws the outlines and designs the pages; she paints the illustrations. Aruego, a native of the Philippines, was a lawyer before becoming an illustrator, and now lives in New York City. Dewey was born in Chicago and also lives in New York City.