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The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

A Novel

By Richard Peck

Newbery Award-winning author Richard Peck is at his very best in this fast-paced mystery adventure. Fans of The Tale of Desperaux, A Little Princess, and Stuart Little will all be captivated by this memorable story of a lovable orphan mouse on an amazing quest.

The smallest mouse in London’s Royal Mews is such a little mystery that he hasn't even a name. And who were his parents? His Aunt Marigold, Head Needlemouse, sews him a uniform and sends him off to be educated at the Royal Mews Mouse Academy. There he's called "Mouse Minor" (though it's not quite a name), and he doesn't make a success of school. Soon he's running for his life, looking high and low through the grand precincts of Buckingham Palace to find out who he is and who he might become.

Queen Victoria ought to be able to help him, if she can communicate with mice. She is all-seeing, after all, and her powers are unexplainable. But from her, Mouse Minor learns only that you do not get all your answers from the first asking. And so his voyage of self-discovery takes him onward, to strange and wonderful places.

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ISBN

0803738382


Format: Book
Author: Peck, Richard
Summary: A very small mouse of unknown origins runs away from school in the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace shortly before the celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, celebrating her sixty years on the British throne.
Title: The mouse with the question mark tail : a novel / by Richard Peck ; illustrated by Kelly Murphy.
Publisher Date: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2013.
Subject: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Juvenile fiction. Buckingham Palace (London, England) -- Juvenile fiction. Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction Mice -- Juvenile fiction Identity -- Juvenile fiction. Social classes -- Juvenile fiction. Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Juvenile fiction. Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 0803738382 9780803738386
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 6
Call Number: C Peck
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Bib Id: 442929

Format: Book
Author: Peck, Richard
Summary: A very small mouse of unknown origins runs away from school in the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace shortly before the celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, celebrating her sixty years on the British throne.
Title: The mouse with the question mark tail : a novel / by Richard Peck ; illustrated by Kelly Murphy.
Publisher, Date: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2013.
Description: 223 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Buckingham Palace (London, England) -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Mice -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Identity -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Social classes -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Murphy, Kelly, ill.
LCCN: 2012027992
ISBN: 0803738382
ISBN: 9780803738386
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 6
Call Number: C Peck