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The Mouse and His Child (Puffin Modern Classics)

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Published by Penguin USA (Mm) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsClaudio Munoz (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7353972M
ISBN 100140364552
ISBN 109780140364552
OCLC/WorldCa30776733


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The Mouse and His Child (Puffin Modern Classics) by Russell Hoban Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mouse and His Child are near or at the top. This is a book children, teens, twenties and adults will love. Simple but filled with Truth. I learned about it while in college when I took a class in Children's Literature/5(51). The Mouse and His Child is and isn't a children's book but it is not recommended for the soft hearted of any age.

The title characters, a mouse and his child, are toys who seem quite astonished to find themselves in the world, moving from a toyshop to display items under a Christmas tree to, quite suddenly, the dump.4/5. Russell Hoban's timeless masterpiece is thrillingly re-illustrated by Caldecott Medalist David Small.

The mouse and his child are wind-up toys forever joined at the hands. Purchased as Christmas toys, the dancing tin mice are to be brought out only during the holidays. The Mouse and His Child is the story of two clockwork mice, The Mouse and His Child book father and son joined together, who are bought at Christmas and discarded.

They go on a quest to "become self-winding. Among the summaries and analysis available for The Mouse and His Child, there are 1 Short Summary and 2 Book Reviews.

Depending on the study guide provider (SparkNotes, Shmoop, etc.), the resources below will generally offer The Mouse and His Child chapter summaries, quotes, and analysis of themes, characters, and symbols. Like so The Mouse and His Child book exceptional children's books, Russell Hoban's The Mouse and His Child clearly wasn't intended only for kid consumption.

It certainly qualifies as a fantastic story for children: the characters are entertaining and memorable, the images powerful, the pacing tight, and the message unique and lasting/5(31).

The story concerns a clockwork mouse and his son, who wander vulnerably through the wide world in search of a family and a means of becoming self winding. There are displays of heroism, love and humour, sometimes wonderfully dark. There is plenty of action: a robbery, battles and quite a lot of death/5(56).

The wonderful animated film by Murakami-Wolf and Sanrio, based on the Russell Hoban novel. A broken clockwork mouse and child follow the child's dream of a home and family.

Hailed as a classic when it appeared, this is a complex fantasy, full of logical tricks and high adventure. "A rich, disturbing, very touching book" Kirkus. The Mouse and His Child is the story of two clockwork mice, a father and son. When the key in the father's back is wound, he dances in a circle, swinging his son up and down.

They begin their existence in the warmth of a toy shop at Christmastime, surrounded by fellow windup toys; all the mouse child wants is for the lady elephant (who rather puts on airs) to be his mother, the seal who. Get this from a library.

The mouse and his child. [Russell Hoban; Lillian Hoban] -- A wind-up toy mouse and his child, broken and then mended, set out to find the animals and doll house with which they were in the toy shop. Along the way, they make enemies with a dump rat and have.

The Mouse and His Child, Mr. Hoban's first full-length book, was followed only a few years later by his first novel for adults, The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin Boaz--and seems to foreshadow that book's thematic preoccupation with fathers and sons.

The book is dedicated to "three fathers," including Mr. Hoban's own father. The mouse and his child are discarded into the rubbish after Christmas. Forced to join the ruthless Manny the rat, they remain indomitable - with the help of their guardian angel, a self-absorbed frog trapped in an old glove.

About the Author. Russell Hoban was born in Pennsylvania in He went to art school before serving in World War II Reviews: “The mouse and his child, who had learned so much and had prevailed against such overwhelming odds, never could be persuaded to teach a success course The whole secret of the thing, they insisted, was simply and at all costs to move steadily ahead, and that, they said, could not be taught.” ― Russell Hoban, The Mouse and His Child 4 likesCited by: The Mouse and His Child - Ebook written by Russell Hoban, Tamsin Oglesby.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Mouse and His Child/5(2). Russell Hoban's career spanned five decades in which he wrote more than sixty books, including such children's classics as Bedtime for Frances and The Mouse and His Child, adult fiction including Riddley Walker and Turtle Diary, and several collections of poetry and essays.

David Small is the illustrator of many award-winning books, including The Library, the Caldecott Medal winner So You Want Cited by: The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Mouse and His Child by Hoban, Russell - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The mouse and his child by Russell Hoban,Harper & Row edition, in English August 4,Faber Children's Books Paperback - New Ed edition zzzz. Not in Library. The Mouse & His Child JanuaryAudio Bookshelf Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition Pages:   The Mouse and His Child is a chapter book in between: an engaging adventure with everyone-like heros and a bad-guy Rat, and good read-aloud quality, as well as lots of adult double-layered meaning and allusion of a philosophical sort.

My daughter and I loved it as a read-aloud chapter book when she was in grade school; I re-read it myself every 5/5(1). ‎A clockwork mouse and his child are discarded by children on Christmas Day. Lost and alone, they desperately want to get back home to the toyshop.

Russell Hoban’s masterpiece The Mouse and his Child is the tale which has inspired a thousand 5/5(2). The Mouse and His Child has been lovingly reillustrated by Caldecott Medalist David Small for a new generation and a new millennium.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY SEP 1, Since its publication inbook lovers have lauded Russell Hoban's The Mouse and His Child.5/5(1). Two geniuses collaborate. Russell Hoban's timeless masterpiece is thrillingly re-illustrated by Caldecott Medalist David Small.

The mouse and his child are wind-up toys forever joined at the hands. Purchased as Christmas toys, the dancing tin mice are to be brought out only during the holidays. The Mouse and His Child Russell Hoban, Author, David Small, Illustrator Arthur A.

Levine Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. The Mouse and His Child is the most beautiful book ever written for children and for those who remember having been a child.

It is a crime that it is out of print and the reprint should use his wife's illustrations because they are perfect.

It is a book about hope and forgiveness that is a treasure to read together with your by:   Since its publication inbook lovers have lauded Russell Hoban's The Mouse and His Child. Now Caldecott Medalist David Small's haunting charcoal-and-ink illustrations energize and elevate this moving tale of two toy mice that come to life.

Since its publication inbook lovers have lauded Russell Hoban's The Mouse and His Child. Now Caldecott Medalist David Small's haunting charcoal-and-ink illustrations energize and elevate this moving tale of two toy mice that come to life.

THE MOUSE. AND HIS CHILD. By Russell Hoban. Illustrated by David Small. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books/ Scholastic Press. $ (Ages 8 and up). The Mouse and His Child is a Japanese-American animated film based on the novel of the same name by Russell by: Roger Kellaway. 'The Mouse and His Child' by Russell Hoban is not just an excellent (but dark) children's novel, it's a great novel, period, one of the finest I've ever had the pleasure of owning and reading.

So much so I bought two off of eBay: one for me and one for my friend, who is a fan of the movie.5/5(2). The Mouse and His Child was his first book and is now half a century old. Although it shows similar concerns with language and metaphysics as novels such as Riddley Walker or Kleinzeit, it.

Immediately download the The Mouse and His Child summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The Mouse and His Child. This book is a child’s favourite about a mouse that goes on a walk through the woods on his way to meet for lunch with the Gruffalo.

Along his way he meets several animals who also invite him for lunch. After the mouse explains that he already has plans he describes to each of them who the Gruffalo is and what he looks like. Directed by Charles Swenson, Fred Wolf. With Peter Ustinov, Cloris Leachman, Sally Kellerman, Andy Devine.

Adaptation of Russell Hoban's novel about two mechanical toy mice, and their quest to become "self-winding"/10(). The mouse and his child are wind-up toys forever joined at the hands. But when their mechanism breaks they are discarded, separated from the doll house where they lived and the toy elephant that the child calls "mother" (much to her chagrin).

File Name: The Mouse And His Size: KB Type: PDF, ePub, eBook Category: Book Uploaded: Rating: /5 from votes. The Mouse and His Child is a animated film based on the Russell Hoban Novel The Mouse and His Child.

In the United States the film is also known as The Extraordinary Adventures of the Mouse and His Child. Critics panned the film for watering down the philosophical themes in the novel.

Sanrio distributed the movie. 1 Plot 2 Cast and crew 3 Releases 4 References 5 Sources The Mouse and. The Mouse and his Child has been hailed as one of the great children's classics of the twentieth century. Books by Russell Hoban.

Russell Hoban. The Mouse and His Child. Related articles. News; News | Book Life 19 June Australian authors and entertainers team up to bring the magic of reading to at-home learners.

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister The Rainbow Fish is an international bestseller and a modern classic. Eye-catching foilstamping, glittering on every page, offers instant child-appeal, but it is the universal message at the heart of this simple story about a beautiful fish, who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions, that gives the book its lasting value.

PJ and his Mouse is about a young boy who saves a small scared mouse from the claws of a mean old alley cat. In saving the mouse PJ learns a lesson about happiness and joy. A lesson that is available to each of us every day.

In PJ and His Mouse Go to the Farm, PJ visits his cousin Julie on a farm in the she and PJ's mouse rescue a cold, wet mole from an old, deep, dark well. Russell Hoban, author of children's books The Mouse And His Child and the Frances series, as well as many novels, including Riddley Walker, died Tuesday at his home in London.

He was Though not much more than a cult figure in his native United States, outside of the highly popular Frances books, Hoban was slightly better known in his adopted home of the United Kingdom, where various.

THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD is a symbolic study of human suffering that apparently was palmed off as a kiddie cartoon feature because of it's characters(A clockwork toy mouse and his son).This film, however, has very little that recommends it as a typical children's cartoon--it's dark, with somber colors, no chirpy songs, no silly sidekicks or lame comedy.The Mouse and His Child Vintage Original Movie Poster U.S.

One Sheet #FFF - Andy Devine, Cloris Leachman, Peter Ustinov, Sally Kellerman - Animation, Family - pinholes in top corners, tear on top left edge at top fold line, fold separation. Folded.