cover image A Busy Year

A Busy Year

Leo Lionni. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $6.99 (26pp) ISBN 978-0-375-82737-2

A Busy Year by Leo Lionni follows a momentous friendship between twin mice Willie and Winnie and Woody, the tree they befriend throughout the course of a year. ""In this deceptively simple tale, Lionni characteristically hides a moral from which kids of all ages will profit,"" wrote PW of the picture book published in 1992.