Cover image for Mice are nice
Title:
Mice are nice
Author:
Ghigna, Charles.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Simple rhyming text extolls the virtues of mice as the perfect pet.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
"Preschool-grade 1"--cover.

130 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 1.2 0.5 4999.

Reading Counts RC K-2 1.2 1 Quiz: 21479 Guided reading level: H.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780679989295

9780679889298

9780679953012

9780679853015
Format :
Book

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Summary

Mice are gentle. Mice are sweet. Mice have tiny hands And feet. These are just three of the reasons why mice are nice. It is indisputable that mice make the best pets of all. The other pets in Babette's pet store will drop feathers everywhere, growl, hide inside their shells, chew your favorite socks, and maybe even make you sneeze! So it's clear that mice are the only pet you will ever need! With its rhyming text and romping animal fun, kids will eagerly tackle this Step into Reading® Step 1 book by award-winning author Charles Ghigna will be grabbed up by kids everywhere.


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Booklist Review

Gr. 1. In a very simple rhyming story in the Step into Reading series, a mouse tells a small girl in a pet store why mice make the best pets compared with all the other popular animals: Boas squeeze and lizards shed, but "Mice are gentle. / Mice are sweet. / Mice have tiny hands / and feet." The colorful pictures show that all the other pets do very well for themselves, even when the mouse tries to insult them. The girl grins as the puppies lick her face, but in the end the mouse fits just nicely in her pocket. With its perky voice and cuddly subject, this will appeal to first readers, as will the clear, colorful paperback design. --Hazel Rochman