Suspense. A Perilous Head-to-Head Duel. Courage and Determination.
"What a pleasure to find a good story, backed by good science."- Yael Ben-Ari
"The illustrations are beautiful and the story is engaging and informative. What a great way to learn about science and nature."- Catherine R., Veterinarian
"...rich in literary devices, yielding sensory details and visual descriptions of desert creatures that capture the minds of his readers..."- J. Johnson, Teacher and Grandmother
Do your kids love exotic animals? Allison the southern grasshopper mouse must venture out into the treacherous Sonoran desert at night to hunt for food for her family and to defend her burrow. But, there are other predators in the darkness, including the venomous Arizona bark scorpion.
Roaring Mouse is a delightfully illustrated children's short story that tells the unexpected yet true to life tale of some of the smallest and most surprising animals living in Arizona's Saguaro National Park. Your child will delight in the beautiful watercolor illustrations of Allison and her thrilling adventures in the desert. And, your child will learn about the complex ecological relationships between predator and prey as Allison battles against her fierce, poisonous adversary.
This children's book is relatable for kids ages 6-8.
BONUS: A straight forward scientific explanation of the animals, their unique attributes, and their surprising behavior is included after the story, as well as links to more in-depth information for parents and curious youngsters.
Buy a copy for the child in your life today for the perfect bedtime story