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5 edition of mousewife found in the catalog.

mousewife

Rumer Godden

mousewife

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mice -- Fiction,
  • Pigeons -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A house mouse who thinks there must be more to life than looking for food and caring for her family befriends a lonely, caged dove.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwith pictures by William Pène Du Bois.
    ContributionsDu Bois, William Pène, 1916- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.G545 Mo
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6093001M
    LC Control Number51010262

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Praise. The quiet lyricism of William Pène du Bois's drawings for The Mousewife identified beautifully with that miniature epic of heroism, captivity, and freedom.

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