cover image Haunted House, Haunted Mouse

Haunted House, Haunted Mouse

Judy Cox, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler. Holiday House, $16.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-8234-2315-6

In Mouse’s third holiday adventure (after Cinco de Mouse-o and One Is a Feast for Mouse), he hitches a ride in a trick-or-treat bag, but gets motion sickness and finds shelter from a storm in a (maybe) haunted house. Ebbeler fills his acrylic spreads with angular, mouse-eye perspectives and whimsical costumes that will tickle readers’ imaginations. Mouse, with his Rachel Maddow–style eyeglasses, striped shirt, and oversize ears, is a charming guide to this richly detailed world. Ages 4–8. (Sept.)