Paperback $7.99

Oct 11, 2012 | 272 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

Hardcover $16.99

Oct 13, 2011 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

Ebook $7.99

Oct 13, 2011 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Paperback $7.99

    Oct 11, 2012 | 272 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Hardcover $16.99

    Oct 13, 2011 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Ebook $7.99

    Oct 13, 2011 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Praise

“Rife with snappy asides and clever but never heavy-handed.” — The New York Times

* “Readers will revel in the detailed descriptions of mouse-sized joys, woes, and love connections.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

* “Is there anything Newbery Medalist Peck cannot do? Apparently not…Whimsical language, sure characterization, unflagging adventure, even romance.” — Kirkus, starred review

* “The rodent world meets Upstairs, Downstairs in this rollicking comedy of manners that begs to be read aloud.” — Horn Book, starred review

“By turns poignant and playful, engaging and exciting, and with a touch of romance, the story will have great appeal for the audience.” — Booklist

“The fast-paced story is peppered with the author’s characteristic sly wit and is pure fun.” — School Library Journal

“Readers who like their animals cute, their history entertaining, and their endings happy will find full satisfaction here.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Mr. Peck, a master at blending memorable characters, humor, history, and page-turning stories, is in top form here.” — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Peck’s eye for family dynamics is excellent.” — Chicago Tribune

Essential Books for Kids & Teens — Common Sense Media

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