The Bookstore Mouse

by Peggy Christian, Gary A. Lippincott and Janell Cannon

A mouse living in an antiquarian bookstore learns the true power of words when he literally falls into a medieval tale and helps defeat the dragon Censor.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152045647
  • ISBN-10: 0152045643
  • Pages: 144
  • Publication Date: 10/01/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 36

About the book

He lives in a bookstore behind a large WALL OF WORDS.
He eats DELICIOUS WORDS from recipes.
He throws SHARP WORDS and POINTED REMARKS at his enemy.
And one day he slips through the words into a story that is the greatest adventure of his life.

A clever and wise fable, this tale is for every book lover, every story lover, and every lover of words.

About the author
Peggy Christian

PEGGY CHRISTIAN has been a reading specialist, a bookstore manager, a teacher of language arts and writing, and the author of a picture book, If You Find a Rock. She lives in Missoula, Montana.

Janell Cannon

Janell Cannon's picture books have won many awards and are beloved around the world. She is the author and illustrator of Verdi, Crickwing, Pinduli, and the long-time bestselling classic Stellaluna. Born and raised in Minnesota, Ms. Cannon now lives in Southern California.


"This witty fantasy's creative use of wordplay is reminiscent of Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth."--School Library Journal