No Room for a Mouse
When my friend Christopher was 4 years old, his parents taught him his address in case he got lost. But Christopher was a very friendly boy, so everywhere he went, he walked up to complete strangers and told them his address! Not only that, but he always asked them to visit him, too. The real Christopher never invited a circus or an orchestra home, but I always wondered what would happen if he did …
The illustrations are by Kate Greenaway Medallist Freya Blackwood.
No Room for a Mouse is also published in Germany, Holland and Japan. It was also a Notable Book in NZ and Australia in 2007.