Abracadabra! Magic with Mouse and Mole by Wong Herbert YeeAbracadabra! Magic with Mouse and Mole by Wong Herbert Yee

Abracadabra! Magic with Mouse and Mole

byWong Herbert Yee

Paperback | September 6, 2010

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Minkus the Magnificent is in town-ONE SHOW ONLY!-and Mouse and Mole can't wait to sit in the front row and see his magic tricks! The abracadabras are very exciting, until something goes wrong-and Mole is disappointed to discover that tricks are not always magical. How will Mouse help her friend realize that there is magic happening right in front of their very eyes? "These two are a lovely addition to the pantheon of easy-reader pals." - School Library Journal, starred review
Wong Herbert Yee lives in Michigan, where he writes and illustrates books for children. He emerges from his mole hole on occasion for walks at the nature center nearby. Yee is the author and illustrator of many beloved picture books including Eek! There's a Mouse int he House and Fireman Small .  
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Title:Abracadabra! Magic with Mouse and MoleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.17 inPublished:September 6, 2010Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547406215

ISBN - 13:9780547406213

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Frequent, small frames resembling comic-book cells are sprinkled among the full-page illustrations, pulling the reader forward. Warm nighttime charcoal-and-gouache hues make the magic of Mouse's natural world warm and inviting to new readers." Kirkus, 9/15/07 Kirkus Reviews"The plentiful charcoal pencil-and-gouche illustrations? imbue the moonlit nighttime scenes with appropriate mystery and wonder? [With] a grand finale sure to satisfy the audience." The Horn Book, Nov/Dec 2007 Horn Book"[T]he artwork nicely reinforces the story's action, the closeness between friends, and shared wonder in nature's magic." Booklist 11/2007 Booklist, ALA"Yee portrays Mole's vulnerability and Mouse's pragmatism with great sensitivity and humor." SLJ Jan 2007, School Library Journal, Starred review"