Mouse warns her array of animal neighbors of a coming storm in this high-spirited rhyming picture book about friendship, teamwork, and communication.
When a giant storm appears on the horizon, Mouse rushes to alert her nearby neighbors. And there are a lot of them! Mouse’s warning sets off a game of telephone across the land, from Snail to Whale, Loon to Raccoon, Chimpanzee to Manatee! Can this quirky crew come together and take cover before the storm hits?
Anne Marie Pace is the author of Busy-Eyed Day, Never Ever Talk to Strangers, A Teacher for Bear, Mouse Calls, and the Vampirina Ballerina series, illustrated by LeUyen Pham. She lives with her family in Virginia.
Erin Kraan is the illustrator of Mouse Calls by Anne Marie Pace, Nerdycorn by Andrew Root, and Something’s Wrong! by Jory John. She grew up in a family of woodworkers, sewers, and painters, crafters who greatly influenced her chosen illustration medium, woodcut printing. She loves the process of carving her characters into the wood and seeing how their quirky and whimsical identities come to life through the ink in the prints. She lives in Vancouver, Canada, and adores big mugs of milky coffee, cozy socks, chickadees, smelly candles, and the color green.