Hermelin The Detective Mouse by Mini GreyHermelin The Detective Mouse by Mini Grey

Hermelin The Detective Mouse

byMini Grey

Other | October 28, 2016

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Ratatouille meets Sherlock Holmes in this heartwarming story of mystery and adventure, acceptance and friendship, by the acclaimed creator of Traction Man and Toys in Space.
Hermelin is a special little mouse. He was born in a box of cheese and lives in an attic at 33 Offley Street. He can read books and type notes on his typewriter. Most importantly, Hermelin can solve mysteries. And the people of Offley Street are in need of a detective!
Again and again, Hermelin is on the case—the anonymous hero. But when his neighbors invite him to a thank-you party in his honor and find out who Hermelin really is—a MOUSE!—will he still be welcome on Offley Street?
MINI GREY is the creator of the Boston Globe-Horn Book award-winning picture book Traction Man Is Here! as well as Traction Man Meets TurboDog and Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey. Collectively, the three Traction Man books have received 15 starred reviews. Her brilliant, quirky humor can also be seen in Toys in Space, Three by the S...
Title:Hermelin The Detective MouseFormat:OtherDimensions:32 pages, 11.15 × 9.87 × 0.4 inPublished:October 28, 2016Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385754337

ISBN - 13:9780385754330


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute story I bought this for my daughter but I enjoyed it more than her. Haha The illustrations are great and the power of the tiny mouse is super cute.
Date published: 2018-01-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice Message Shows that everyone has a place and job in the world.
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from just love I admit I bought this just for the cover -- so worth it!
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Detective Mouse! #plumreview Hermelin is a house mouse who finds clues and lost things. He uses an old typewriter to type messages which he delivers to the owners of the lost things. But no one knows who the notes come from. A lovely story to read to young children. The illustrations are quite mesmerising too.
Date published: 2017-03-01

Editorial Reviews

Booklist starred review, May 1, 2014“An absorbing picture book with a small but worthy hero.”The Horn Book starred review, July/August 2014“Every page holds treats and surprises in this tribute to neighborhood life, good deeds, and journalism.”Kirkus Reviews starred review, June 1, 2014“Grey brings her hilarious, cartoonish-yet-artful Traction Man sensibilities to this winsome story of the importance of transcending stereotypes, especially when it comes to mouse detectives.”