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  • Orchard Books

Little Mouse

Alison Murray

6 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Early Years, Fiction, Picture books, Picture storybooks, Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

A stylishly illustrated and cosy tale of a journey to bedtime, with lots of animal noises and actions to copy!

Little Mouse can waddle like a penguin, eat like a horse and splash like a whale. So why does her mother call her Little Mouse? Because, sometimes, it's nice to be quiet and cosy, especially when it's time to cuddle with your mum.

Alison Murray, working with Scottish Booktrust as their first writer-in-residence, has created this engaging and heart-warming story about the relationship between a little girl and her mother.

'Delightfully illustrated... a warm and wonderful premise.' Junior Magazine

'Engaging and heart-warming. Lovely for story-times and bestime reading.' Peters Gazette

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Praise for Little Mouse

  • Engaging and heart-warming. Lovely for story-times and bestime reading. - Peters Gazette

  • Wonderfully simple book with strong illustrations. - Angels & Urchins

  • A sweet picture book. - Guardian

  • Delightfully illustrated... a warm and wonderful premise. - Junior

  • Alison's style is unique, with a delightful colour palette and bold shapes. - Tiverton Gazette

  • With beautiful retro-styled illustrations and a simple comforting story, this engaging picturebook from Scottish writer/artist Alison Murray will please adults and children alike. - Children's Books Ireland Recommended Reads

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Alison Murray

Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London and did a variety of jobs, including working as a bookseller and rug designer, before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at Middlesex University. Having co-founded a successful interactive media company, Alison moved back to Scotland where she now works as a full-time illustrator. She has a string of successful picture books to her name, including Hare and Tortoise and Apple Pie ABC, both shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards, and Dino Duckling. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband and their dog.

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