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Alexander and the wind-up mouse. by Leo Lionni

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Published by Knopf/Pantheon in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mice -- Fiction.

Book details:

About the Edition

Alexander, a real mouse, wants to be a toy mouse like his friend Willy until he discovers Willy is to be thrown away.

Edition Notes

SeriesPinwheel books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L6634 Aj4
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5042609M
ISBN 100394829115
LC Control Number74002088

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Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse is an example of a Fantasy book because it invovles talking animals and dreams coming true. During the story the wind-up mouse gets turned into a real mouse which realistically could not be chevreschevalaosta.com illustrations in the book are incredible/5. Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse is a Caldecott Honor Book. It is about a mouse named Alexander who is really quite lonely and does not understand why the humans are so mean towards him. He meets a wind-up mouse named Willy who is the child’s toy. He is treated the exact opposite from Alexander. Alexander wants to be just like his friend, Willy/5(). Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse Teaching Plan A real mouse wishes he could be a toy so that people will love him instead of chasing him away. Use these activities to enhance students' enjoyment of Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. 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 , the Caldecott Honor-winning Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse is sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers.

In this gentle fable about a real mouse and a mechanical mouse, Leo Lionni explores the magic of friendship. Originally published in , the Caldecott Honor-winning Alexander and the Wind-up Mouseis sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers. Praise for Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse: "Eye-catching, boldly colored collages illustrate this classic "grass is always greener" story in which a live mouse is envious of his mechanical counterpart." - . Book Guide: Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse Book Guide: Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Add PDF to Cart. Page 3 of 5 Book Guide: Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse Book Guide: Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Add PDF to Cart. Page 4 of 5. Originally published in , the Caldecott Honor-winning Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse is sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers. "A delicate fantasy about friendship, illustrated with bold, sumptuous collages."/5(29).

Book: Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni. Scripts for each child with their parts highlighted. Costumes or character identification tags for each child. A Large Purple Pebble A Large Empty Box. Extensions: The children can use puppets that they create in a separate lesson to act out the story. Older students can write additional scenes. Possible answers include: Real Mouse—soft body, runs by itself; Toy Mouse—hard body, has to be wound up. Distribute copies of the book, and call attention to the cover illustration. Tell students that the title of the book is Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Ask them to identify Alexander and the wind-up mouse in the illustration. Dec 01,  · Alexander the mouse finds a friend to end his loneliness-- Willy the wind up mouse. When Willy is about to be thrown away, Alexander makes a selfless decision, and with the help of a magic lizard saves his friend. This is a wonderful little story filled with magic and chevreschevalaosta.com by: Sep 14,  · Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse, by Leo Lionni Alexander Mouse befriends a little wind-up mouse named Willy. But one day Willy’s life is about to change. The child he belongs to has thrown him into the trash.