Mole's Hill: A Woodland Tale

Paperback | January 12, 2001

byLois Ehlert

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Mole loves her burrow near the pond. It's safe and cozy underground, and best of all - it's home. So when Fox says Mole has to move her home to make room for a new path, Mole must do some quick thinking - and digging - to save it.

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Mole loves her burrow near the pond. It's safe and cozy, and best of all--it's home. So when Fox says Mole has to move her home to make way for a new path, she has to do some quick thinking--and digging--to save it. Full color.

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Mole loves her burrow near the pond. It's safe and cozy underground, and best of all - it's home. So when Fox says Mole has to move her home to make room for a new path, Mole must do some quick thinking - and digging - to save it.

LOIS EHLERT has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 11.88 × 10 × 0.24 inPublished:January 12, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152018905

ISBN - 13:9780152018900

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Mole loves her burrow near the pond. It's safe and cozy, and best of all--it's home. So when Fox says Mole has to move her home to make way for a new path, she has to do some quick thinking--and digging--to save it. Full color.

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Kindergarten-Grade 2-The creator of the acclaimed Moon Rope (Harcourt, 1992) has taken a fragment of a Seneca tale and provided gorgeous, full-page illustrations to accompany her simple text. Fox, Skunk, and Raccoon order Mole to move because her mound of dirt blocks their path to the pond. Clever Mole spends the summer building up and beautifying the hill above her underground network of tunnels, and by fall it is too large to move. Instead, Fox asks her to dig a tunnel through it, which, of course, she is happy to do. Ehlert's collages, inspired by the Woodland Indians' traditional arts of ribbon applique and beadwork, are bold; graphically striking; and rich in form, shape, and color. Perfect for young children, this is an admirable marriage of text and art.Cyrisse Jaffee, formerly at Newton Public Schools, MA