The Mouse’s Apples

  • Frances Stickley
  • Andersen Press
  • 07/07/2021
  • ISBN: 9781783448647

RRP: $16.99 (Inc. GST)


Learn how selfishness can be replaced by sharing with this glorious, rhyming picture book.

Mouse is having a wonderful day: she’s foraged four plump apples for her tea, the most she’s ever found! But here comes Bear, and he’s feeling especially greedy and mean. He wants every apple for himself. Mouse might have to think up a clever trick to teach Bear a lesson…

  • A stunning update on the traditional moral tale that is delightfully clever, a joy to read, with captivating illustrations.
  • Frances Stickley is a former primary school teacher and winner of the Bloomsbury and National Literacy Trust Prize 2017.
  • Kristyna Litten studied Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art before illustrating children’s books. She was runner up in the Macmillan Children’s Book Prize.

About the author

Frances Stickley is a primary school teacher who first realised her love for writing with the poem, ‘My Dad’s Milkfloat’, when she was six. She is an award-winning academic, a trained chidren’s literacy specialist, and winner of the Bloomsbury and National Literacy Trust short story prize 2017. She lives with her family and a big-eared dog in Derbyshire. And when she is not writing, you’ll find her in the forest pretending to be a dragon with her daughters.

About the illustrator

Kristyna Litten is a children’s book writer and illustrator. She has written and illustrated several books for children, including Chickens Can’t See in the Dark, as well as created artwork for book covers and magazines. She lives in Yorkshire.

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