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Matthew's Dream (1991)

by Leo Lionni

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Well, now I have to read all of his books! I have only read this one and Frederic. Going to have to get these for Olivia, too, when she is just a little older! ( )
  Kristin_Curdie_Cook | Apr 29, 2016 |
Matthew the mouse lives in a dreary corner of a dusty attic. But a trip to the museum helps him to see his surroundings in a new way. With brush in paw, Matthew sets out to paint “the shapes and colors of joy.” A cleverly told and beautifully illustrated tale of self discovery from four-time Caldecott Honor winner Leo Lionni.
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 25, 2016 |
Amazing book to show students that some times someone can find themselves when they least expect it. ( )
  magarcia | Nov 30, 2014 |
I really enjoyed this book. I like the art work in it. It is so unique. I also like how each one of his stories there is a lesson to be learned in the end. ( )
  SamanthaMulkey | Apr 24, 2014 |
This book is about a mouse who is the only child and lives in the attic with his parents. They do not come from much and have big dreams for Matthew. One day after visiting a museum he is inspired to become a painter, which he does. He becomes very famous. This book send an inspiring message that you can be anything you want to be or do anything you want to do. ( )
  rwalsh06 | Oct 8, 2013 |
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Matthew the mouse lives in a dreary corner of a dusty attic. But a trip to the museum helps him to see his surroundings in a new way. With brush in paw, Matthew sets out to paint “the shapes and colors of joy.” A cleverly told and beautifully illustrated tale of self discovery from four-time Caldecott Honor winner Leo Lionni.

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A visit to an art museum inspires a young mouse to become a painter.

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