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The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

by Richard Peck Illustrated by Kelly Murphy

Set off on an amazing quest with this lovable orphaned mouse.The tiniest mouse in the Royal Mews is such a mystery he doesn’t even know his own name! He scampers off on a epic adventure in and around Buckingham Palace with a plan to seek the advice of Queen Victoria. The exhilarating journey takes him to strange and wonderful places, but will it help him discover who he is and where he came from?

This delightful follow-up to the acclaimed Secrets at Sea from Newbery Medal winner Richard Peck is full of laughs, surprises and excitement

“This clever yarn should delight fans of animal adventure stories.” —Booklist, starred review

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Richard Peck Author Richard Peck got his first writing assignment as a soldier in Germany: ghost-writing sermons for chaplains. He has written A Long Way From Chicago, A Year Down Yonder, and Fair Weather, among others, to show the world the real Illinois.
Kelly Murphy

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