Saturday, December 23, 2006
41. The Christmas Mouse by Miss Read
ISBN 0 14 00.4178 8 - Penguin, 1973
Charming tale of a mother and daughter, both widowed, and two young grandaughters over the Christmas season. On Christmas Eve, Mrs Berry deals with two startling visiterswith kindness and old fashioned common sense: a vagrant field mouse and a young boy, with mouselike features, who has run away from his foster home.