Whoever heard of a singing mouse? But Wolfgang Amadeus Mouse (named after the beginning of a name found on a scrap of sheet music) has a truly wonderful voice - a voice that thrills old Mrs Honeybee. Soon Mouse is singing daily while the lonely old woman plays the piano. But then - disaster strikes! Can Wolf's voice save the day?
About the Author
DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. Now a bestselling full-time author, his work has received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work.
"An admirable lack of sentimentality to the story; King-Smith knows how to make his mousearia credible" * Observer * "A flight of pure fantasy and an intriguing way of developing children's curiosity about music" * TES * "Sparkling humour and wonderful characters are Dick King-Smith's trademarks" * Books for Your Children * "Dick King-Smith has brought magic into the lives of millions of children" * Parents Magazine *