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Cinco de Mouse-O!
by Judy Cox
Jeffrey Ebbeler, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823421947 | 05-05-2010

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Cinco de Mayo, Customs & Traditions
Recommendations: A, K*, SLJ

About the Book
Mouse wants to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo festival with just one piece of candy from a magnífica piñata, but Cat has plans of his own!

Yum! Yum! A delicious beany, cheesy smell wakes up Mouse. He follows his nose down the street to a Cinco de Mayo festival. There, high in a tree, he spies a magnífica piñata. If only Mouse could get just one piece of candy from it. But danger is everywhere, from the stomping feet of dancers to Cat, who is planning a holiday fiesta of his own with Mouse on the menu.

The Reviews Are In!
"Mouse is ready for another fiesta adventure (One Is a Feast for Mouse). . . . Ebbeler's fesity full-page illustrations of the world from Mouse's perspective expand on Cox's ebullient text and enchanting story line, establishing the adorable Mouse as a character that children, parents, teachers and librarians will want to follow from one celebration to the next."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review


Educators' Guide
Educator's guide featuring classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration, as well as how to plan your own Cinco de Mayo celebration!