Be careful what you wish for….

What would life be without friends and friendship?

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni is a story about Alexander who is a mouse full of adventure. He isn’t like your ordinary mouse. He is a mouse that wants love and affection. He becomes a resident in a young girls house and befriends another mouse named Willy. Willy isn’t just any ordinary mouse; he is a wind-up mouse. Throughout the story, Willy and Alexander talk to each other and tell each other the amazing stories about their days. While Willy and Alexander become friends, Alexander wants to become a wind-up mouse like Willy. Alexander finds out about the Magic Lizard who can change animals into another animal.

What do you think Alexander will wish for?

Will he change, or embrace himself?

Find out in this wonderfully illustrated book, filled with compassion and friendship. Alexander helps teach life lessons that may not always be clear. He shows that having a big heart is all that matters.

 

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