M is for Mouse

Mice are popular children book characters. They are adorable, they give authors the opportunity to create a tiny world with familiar objects and children can relate to them being small in a world where everything around them is big.

To illustrate this, I chose

The Mouse Mansion

by Karina Schaapman

originally published in the Netherlands under the title Muizen huis


A collection of 17 simple stories taking place in an elaborate dollhouse made of cardboard, paper maché and hundreds of tiny familiar items. Each story takes place in a different room and each photograph reveals amazing details. A work of art and patience


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