- 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Barnesville Public Library||J GEO (Text)||33500012535589||Main||Available||-|
|Breckenridge Public Library||J GEO (Text)||33500012535597||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1484746384
- ISBN: 9781484746387
- ISBN: 1484731611
- ISBN: 9781484731611
162 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
- Edition: First hardcover edition.
- Publisher: Los Angeles ; Disney-Hyperion, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017
|Summary, etc.:||Mona the mouse is precisely the maid they need at the grandest hotel in Fernwood Forest, where animals come from far and wide for safety, luxury, and comfort.|
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- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 June #1
Washed out of her tree stump by a fierce storm, Mona the mouse is serendipitously deposited at the hidden door of the Heartwood Hotel, a sanctuary and getaway for woodland creatures. The kindly proprietor offers the penniless mouse room and board if she's willing to work as a maid. Mona is thrilled by the prospect and the way the Heartwood's animals live peacefully together. The Heartwood soon begins to feel like home, despite another maid's prickly demeanor, and Mona shows herself to be brave and resourceful. One night, a pack of wolves invades the forest, intent on attacking the Heartwood, and it takes all of Mona's courage to devise a plan that will keep her new home and friends safe. This warm series starter is easy to love, and it will make a great addition to early chapter-book collections. The endearing black-and-white illustrations and smooth writing will help kids read with confidence, while the mild suspense and gentle characters will capture their attention. Mona's second adventure, The Greatest Gift, publishes simultaneously. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.
Kallie George is the author of the Magical Animal Adoption Agency series. She works as an author and speaker in Vancouver, Canada, and she holds a master's in children's literature from the University of British Columbia. In addition to writing books for young readers, she leads workshops for aspiring writers. She happened across the Heartwood Hotel on a hike with her husband and wishes she was a mouse like Mona so she could stay there, too. Visit Kallie online at kalliegeorge.com.
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