The Porcupine Mouse

Two mouse brothers find it difficult to live together until a cat threatens to do away with one of them.

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By Kelsey · ★★★★☆ · April 08, 2014
The Porcupine Mouse features the story of two brother mice Dan and Louie as they set up their own house. At first, they do all of the things that their mother wouldn't let them, like make cookies for breakfast. They soon find that they are much happier doing the things that their mother always di... ...more
By Melanie (Tillamook, OR) · ★★★☆☆ · February 02, 2012
Mama Mouse's house is much too full. It's time her two oldest sons move out on their own. Dan and Louie set off with their belongings to see if they can find a house. Both mice try to act very brave but deep down they are quite afraid. They walk and walk and still have not found a house by nightf... ...more
By Autumn (Katy, TX) · ★★★★★ · March 18, 2013
My students really enjoyed this story. The story has clear lessons that children can bring from the text, such as "it's okay to be scared" or that "everyone gets scared, even when they pretend they don't" The story also teaches bravery and the importance of sibling relationships.

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