Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse

Publisher: Dragonfly Books
Everyone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and mousetraps. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be loved and cuddled, thinks Alexander, and he wishes he could be a wind-up mouse too. In this gentle fable about a real mouse and a mechanical mouse, Leo Lionni explores the magic of friendship. 

Originally published in 1969, the Caldecott Honor-winning Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse is sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers.

PRAISE FOR

“First published in 1975 and out of print for many years, Pezzettino, by the late legendary children's book author and artist Lionni, returns to charm a new generation of kids.” —Child Magazine