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A House for Mouse

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Mouse is looking for a house to sleep in. Can he find one that’s not too noisy, too wild, or too wet?

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A House for Mouse

By Michele Fry, Amy Uzzell & Jennifer Jacobs

Mouse was looking for a new house.

Illustration of a little house on a hill.

This looks like a nice house.

An illustration of Mouse creeping in through an open doorway.

“You can come and sleep in my house,” said Puppy.
“Thank you,” said Mouse.

Illustration of Mouse standing next to a dog's nose.

That night, Mouse’s dreams were bouncy and muddy.

Illustration of Mouse waking up in a muddy puddle.

You can come and sleep in my house,” said Parrot.
“Thank you,” said Mouse.

Illustration of mouse standing next to a parrot on a perch.

That night, Mouse’s dreams were noisy and wild.

Illustration of Mouse dreaming he is in a jungle.

“You can come and sleep at my house,” said Fish.
“Thank you,” said Mouse.

Illustration of Mouse standing next to a fish tank.

That night Mouse’s dreams were cold and wet.

Illustration of Mouse dreaming he is under the water.

Mouse needed somewhere warm and dry.

Illustration of Mouse running as he looks for somewhere warm and dry.
Illustration of Mouse sitting on the back of a sofa, with the silhouettes of two people sitting by the fire in front of him.

Mouse found a bookshelf nearby.

Illustration of books on a bookshelf.

That night, Mouse had warm and cozy dreams.

Illustration of Mouse sleeping, having a warm dream.

Good night, Mouse.

Illustration of Mouse looking happy.

This story was originally published by Book Dash, and is shared under Creative Commons License Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).

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