classic tale of a town mouse and a country mouse takes on a new dimension in the
imaginative and talented hands of Jan Brett. She introduces two engaging mice couples
eager to get away from their everyday lives. But when they agree to swap homes, they are
plunged into unexpected adventures around every corner.
In an unusual twist to a familiar fable, Jan Brett introduces a
bumbling kitchen cat and an inept country owl who stalk the unsuspecting mice from the
borders, causing one disaster after another. Finally a dramatic climax sends the mice
racing for their own homes, and brings the cat and the owl face-to-face in a surprise
In a story filled with suspense and humor, lush green
country scenes alternate with the elegant details of a fine Victorian town house, making
this a breathtakingly beautiful picture book.