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A House For A Mouse

a house for a mouseA House For A Mouse – A short story about a mouse looking for a house that suits him just right, suitable for young children and learning to read. Another great creative commons book from BookDash.

By: Michele Fry, Amy Uzzell, Jennifer Jacobs

 

 

Text and Images from A House For A Mouse

A House For A MouseMouse was looking for a new house.

This looks like a nice house.

A House For A Mouse with dog“You can come and sleep with me,” said Puppy.
“Thank you,” said Mouse.

mouse sleepingThat night, Mouse’s dreams were bouncy and muddy

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Books purchased from publishers cost too much. In order to distribute more books for South African children, Book Dash participants work as publishers in a single day, having a book with no publishers mean the book will be a lot cheaper the only cost will be printing the books. With these, anyone can run sponsored prints and the finished books can be handed to children.

Every child should have a hundred books when they reach the age of five. that means handing down 600 million free books to South African children who probably could not afford to buy them, More children grow up not learning how to read and write well, and every day we lose more of these children. Let us not neglect these children and help them overcome poverty by first teaching them how to read and to enjoy the worlds that a book can open up.

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