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The Mousewife


Author(s):Rumer Godden
Illustrator(s):William Pène du Bois
Publisher(s): The Viking Press
Year Published: 1951
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Animal Fantasy
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 41
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
LCCN: 51010262
OCLC: 154150062


The Mousewife befriends a turtledove in a cage who tells her about the world outside. She learns what it is to fly and sees the stars. Based on a story by Dorothy Wordsworth, sister to the poet.

This book is the Main Edition.