A little mouse prepares to rid the Mishongnovi people of a hawk that has been killing their chickens.
A mouse rides a bicycle, boat, plane, and fish in order to elude the cat. Text is in both English and Russian.
Their inattentiveness strands a little mouse and a little cat in the meadow after dark, where their fear turns into a wonderful discovery, in a fable that confronts children’s fear of the dark.
Despite the warnings of their sisters and brothers, a little mouse and a little cat enjoy playing in the rain with a frog.
Five nice mice are sitting in the garden one night when Baba hears faint music in the distance. What can this wonderful sound be? They decide to go and find out, and they discover a fabulous frog concert. But mice aren’t allowed in. So they return home and decide to form an orchestra of their own—no frogs allowed. They practice and practice, and finally put on a great show. When all the cheers die down, the mice are shocked to see an audience full of frogs! It turns out that you can’t keep good music to yourself after all.
When the young mouse Nicolas sets out across the great meadow alone in search of ripe red berries, he is grabbed up by the claws of a huge bird and carried high into the sky. But that is only the beginning of Nicolas’s adventure. How he gets the berries he was hoping to find, and learns to trust the very creatures he thought were his enemies, makes this Leo Lionni fable one that young children will want to hear again and again.
Everyone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and mousetraps. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be loved and cuddled, thinks Alexander, and he wants to be just like him until he discovers that Willy is to be thrown away.
Feeling sad, Mouse decides to ask some mice friends to help whisk up a special batch of soup as a way to feel better.
In this Romanian folk version of the Noah story, getting the animals to march, two by two, onto the ark is the easy part–it was persuading his wife to come aboard that gave Noah a headache. And when he snapped, “Oh, you devil, come in!,” that gave the Devil himself just the invitation he needed. Once aboard, in the shape of a mouse, the Devil gnawed a hole in the ark, to sink it beneath the flood.
Guri and Gura CD Edition is the first in a series of eight animal story books about two adorable field mice and their adventures. In this story, the friends find a giant egg on their walk in the forest, which they use to bake a giant sponge cake. Smelling the cake, the animals gather around to share the freshly baked, fluffy treat. A story of resourcefulness, friendship, and sharing this fully illustrated CD edition of a favorite classic is sure to capture the imagination of young children.