The Mouse and His Child, Paperback

The Mouse and His Child Paperback

Part of the Faber Children's Classics series


'What are we, Papa?' the toy mouse child asked his father. 'I don't know,' the father answered. 'We must wait and see.' So begins the story of a tin father and son who dance under a Christmas tree until they break the ancient clockwork rules and are themselves broken.

Thrown away, then rescued from a dustbin and repaired by a tramp, they set out on a dangerous quest for a family and a place of their own - the magnificent doll's house, the plush elephant and the tin seal they had once know in the toy shop.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9780571307555



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