Timothy is an ordinary city mouse. One day he is frightened by his reflection and runs away to the country. He tries to pass the community tests for becoming a field mouse. He has difficulty with the tests but the tests are interrupted by a hunting cat. Timothy is able to distract the cat and becomes an honourary field mouse by virtue of his extraordinary and unexpected skills.
Rating ✓ #1 (Highly Recommended) #2 #3 #4 (Not acceptable)
Interest Level: 1-3 Reading Level: 1, 2
Curriculum Area: Language Arts
Themes/Topics: celebrating differences, self-acceptance, adventures, mice
This book would be suitable for ✓ Lit Circles ✓ Kit Materials
✓ Read-Aloud (Gr.) 1-3