Mouse And The Motorcycle

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Mouse And The Motorcycle

by Beverly Cleary

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | September 7, 1990 | Trade Paperback

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Born to Ride!

Ralph is not like the other mice at the Mountain View Inn. He is always looking for adventure. So when a young guest named Keith arrives with a shiny miniature motorcycle, it''s Ralph''s lucky day. Right away, Ralph knows that the motorcycle is special-made to be ridden by an adventurous mouse. And once a mouse can ride a motorcycle . . . almost anything can happen!

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 208 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.37 in

Published: September 7, 1990

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0380709244

ISBN - 13: 9780380709243

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Mouse And The Motorcycle

by Beverly Cleary

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 208 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.37 in

Published: September 7, 1990

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0380709244

ISBN - 13: 9780380709243

About the Book

Tiny Ralph S. Mouse lives in a mouse hole in Room 215 of the Mountain View Inn. Life becomes downright thrilling when Keith and his family stop at the inn for a few days, and Keith lets Ralph ride his toy motorcycle. A heartwarming story of responsibility and trust. Illustrations.

From the Publisher

Born to Ride!

Ralph is not like the other mice at the Mountain View Inn. He is always looking for adventure. So when a young guest named Keith arrives with a shiny miniature motorcycle, it''s Ralph''s lucky day. Right away, Ralph knows that the motorcycle is special-made to be ridden by an adventurous mouse. And once a mouse can ride a motorcycle . . . almost anything can happen!

About the Author

Beverly Cleary is one of America''s most popular authors. Born in McMinnville, Oregon, she lived on a farm in Yamhill until she was six and then moved to Portland. After college, as the children''s librarian in Yakima, Washington, she was challenged to find stories for non-readers. She wrote her first book,Henry Huggins, inresponse to a boy''s question, "Where are the books about kids like us?"

Mrs. Cleary''s books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the Amercan Library Association''s Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented in recognition of her lasting contribution to children''s literature.

HerDear Mr. Henshawwas awarded the 1984 John Newbery Medal, and bothRamona Quimby, Age 8andRamona and Her Fatherhave been named Newbery Honor Books. In addition, her books have won more than thirty-five statewide awards based on the votes of her young readers. Her characters, including Henry Huggins, Ellen Tebbits, Otis Spofford, and Beezus and Ramona Quimby, as well as Ribsy, Socks, and Ralph S. Mouse, have delighted children for generations. Mrs. Cleary lives in coastal California.

From Our Editors

Ralph is a mouse with a love for the open road -- preferably on his precious motorcycle! When the adventurous mouse meets a boy with the same passion, it’s a friendship certain to be a dream come true. The Mouse and the Motorcycle is a middle reader novel by Newbery Medallist and best-selling children’s author Beverly Cleary, the author of the Henry and Ramona books and Dear Mr. Henshaw.

Editorial Reviews

One might know that if Beverly Cleary were to invent a mouse, it would be a down-to-earth, boyish mouse with a proclivity for getting into scrapes. A good story! (Chicago Tribune)

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8