Author(s): Daniel Kirk
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Sam the library mouse is back! In this new book, Sam makes friends with a student working on a book-making project in the library. The student writes a story of his own that Sam illustrates. A wonderful tale about the power of stories and creativity. Celebrated writer and illustrator Daniel Kirk brings to life the joys of reading, writing and sharing in this all-new Library Mouse adventure. Sam the Library Mouse loves to write, and the children love his little books, which he leaves on the library shelves for them to find. But no one at the library has ever met him. When Tom can't find a partner for a book-making assignment and finds Sam's secret hole behind the children's reference section, will the pair be able to work together, or is Sam's secret identity spoiled forever? A heart-warming tale about collaboration and creative ambitions, this book will enchant any young aspiring author or illustrator.
"'Ready-made to introduce a classroom writing activity... this is fun, fun, fun.' (Booklist, starred review) 'Kirk's gouache illustrations lend warmth to his tale, which should encourage young would-be writers.' (Kirkus Reviews) 'An excellent premise... engaging, expressive...' (School Library Journal)"
Daniel Kirk was inspired to write the Library Mouse series after spending countless blissful days with his family perusing the stacks at his local library. The original Library Mouse was named a Parenting Magazine best book. Kirk lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with his wife and three children. For more information about Daniel Kirk, visit his Web site: www.danielkirk.com.