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The mouse and the motorcycle / Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers.

Cleary, Beverly, (author.). Rogers, Jacqueline, (illustrator.). DiCamillo, Kate, (writer of foreword.).
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  • Physical Description: xii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a letter by Kate DiCamillo and an interview with Beverly Cleary.
Original edition first published in 1965.
Formatted Contents Note:
The new guests -- The motorcycle -- Trapped! -- Keith -- Adventure in the night -- A peanut butter sandwich -- The vacuum cleaner -- A family reunion -- Ralph takes command -- An anxious night -- The search -- An errand of mercy -- A subject for a composition.
Summary, etc.:
"Ralph is not like the other mice at the Mountain View Inn. He is always looking for adventure. So when a young guest named Keith arrives with a shiny miniature motorcycle, it's Ralph's lucky day. Right away, Ralph knows that the motorcycle is special--made to be ridden by an adventurous mouse. And once a mouse can ride a motorcycle...almost anything can happen!"--Page 4 of cover.
Target Audience Note:
860L Lexile
Subject: Ralph S. Mouse (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Motorcycling > Juvenile fiction.
Mice > Juvenile fiction.
Hotels > Juvenile fiction.
Ralph S. Mouse (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Motorcycling > Fiction.
Mice > Fiction.
Hotels, motels, etc. > Fiction.

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