A 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
Mouse was looking for a new house.
This looks like a nice house.
“You can come and sleep with me,” said Puppy.
“Thank you,” said Mouse.
That night, Mouse’s dreams were bouncy and muddy
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