cover image The Mouse and His Child

The Mouse and His Child

Russell Hoban. Arthur A. Levine Books, $19.99 (256pp) ISBN 978-0-439-09826-7

Since its publication in 1967, book lovers have lauded Russell Hoban's The Mouse and His Child. Now 2001 Caldecott Medalist David Small's haunting charcoal-and-ink illustrations energize and elevate this moving tale of two toy mice that come to life. (Sept.)