Word Of Mouse

Hardcover | December 12, 2016

byJames PattersonIllustratorJoe Sutphin

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James Patterson's newest illustrated middle grade story follows the illuminating journey of a very special mouse, and the unexpected friendships that he makes along the way.

What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky--which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right--Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans...if any of them are willing to listen! After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his "mischief" (which is the word for a mouse family), and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls, and terrified people, it's hard for a young, lone mouse to make it alone. When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.

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James Patterson's newest illustrated middle grade story follows the illuminating journey of a very special mouse, and the unexpected friendships that he makes along the way.What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky--which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right--Isaiah ...

James Patterson received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community at the 2015 National Book Awards. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers, includingMiddle SchoolandI Funny, and his books have sold more than 325 million copies worldwide. A tireless champion o...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 7.88 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:December 12, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316349569

ISBN - 13:9780316349567

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am definitely a fan of Patterson for all ages now! A fan of Patterson's adult mysteries, I wasn't sure what to expect when I started reading this book to my 7 year old son but we both loved it! The adventures of Isaiah the mouse were humourous, understandable and we both found ourselves caring about his predicaments and everyday situations. We laughed, sympathized and celebrated throughout this book and loved the Isaiah quotes to lead off each chapter. Complete with fantastic illustrations, too!
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Friendship holds no barriers When Isaiah, a little blue mouse who can talk and read escapes from an experimental lab he gets help from a lonely girl named Hailey. The only thing Isaiah wants to do is find his family and set them free. While Hailey helps him, she is reminded the world can be a friendly place. With large print and detailed illustrations this book will appeal to young readers who love animal stories and are delving into the world of chapter books.
Date published: 2016-10-24

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"A fun, relatable tale with...a strong message about focusing on the things we have in common, not the ones that divide us. Word of Mouse will tickle the funny bones."-Common Sense Media