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Stuart Little (1945)

by E. B. White

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The adventures of the debonair mouse Stuart Little as he sets out in the world to seek out his dearest friend, a little bird who stayed a few days in his family's garden.
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    The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary (cmbohn)
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    Half Empty by David Rakoff (Anonymous user)
    Anonymous user: One of the essays discusses the author's identification with Stuart Little as a child
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This could be a first edition.
  RobertStrelow | Jun 22, 2022 |
After we finished Mr. Popper's Penguins, I thought to read Stuart Little to my grandson. He wasn't getting into it, so we switched to Charlotte's Web. But, I decided I wanted to finish up Stuart Little, and so I have.

Stuart Little was born to a "normal" family, but he came out small and very mouse like. Still they loved him and Stuart thrived. At some point they took in a bird named Margalo. Then one day, Margalo disappeared and Stuart went off in search of her. He had a small motor car and decided to head north.

I found it rather a cute little book. I'm not sure what it was that didn't capture Anderson's fancy.
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  lgpiper | Jun 12, 2022 |
Why does a mouse have a gun?! ( )
  mutantpudding | Jun 6, 2022 |
I read this book because my mother was the musical director for this play at the Wilmington Drama League. She and I both wanted to see how it differed from the musical and it was rather spot on. Honestly, this book was a cute read, but I felt like it was rather rushed in the second half of the book and the ending wasn't well rounded. I feel like there could have been a lot more to this book. ( )
  klcarmack | Nov 12, 2021 |
This is the story of a family whose child is, inexplicably, a mouse. He is almost murdered by a cat, and develops an unhealthy obsession with a bird. He also self sabotages a date with a woman who is two inches tall.

The ending involves advice from a telephone repair man and includes a somewhat sudden cliffhanger.

There are also an inordinate number of tiny boats involved, which always takes me out of the narrative. ( )
  Joe901 | Nov 2, 2021 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
White, E. B.primary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wells, RosemaryIllustratormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Williams, GarthIllustratormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bomans, GodfriedTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Harris, JulieNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Heesen, HansTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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When Mrs. Frederick C. Little's second son arrived, everyone noticed that he was not much bigger than a mouse.
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