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My mother took care of Mrs. Sauer before her death and as a gift she gave her the three books she wrote, autographed. After my mother moved she passed these books onto me because she knew I enjoyed reading them growing up. It was a treat to re-read them now as an adult.
Really adorable picture book/intermediate book (aka a wordy picture book) about a kid named Robert who loves Mike Mulligan. He goes to picture book hour at the library every Tuesday and loves Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel so much he figures a whole building must have been built up around his favorite book. He gets lost and finds a policeman, and causes some chuckles when they finally realize what "Mike's house" is. The illustrations by Corduroy's Don Freeman are really delightful, and despi...
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Mike's House is an excellent combination of two winning factors: a simply related, old-fashioned story, and an effective homage to a classic picture book that has been loved by many for decades. Anyone who has fond memories of Virginia Lee Burton's Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel should definitely read this book. Four-year-old Robert Austin, a preschooler who has already fallen deeply in love with the joys of reading, goes to his local library every Tuesday for Picture Book Hour, during whi
I loved this picture book. It's an older childrens book.
One of my favorites illustrated by Don Freeman. It's a good story for anyone who loves libraries...a nostalgic read.