Abel's Island Author:William Steig With inimitable style, Steig tells the story of a mouse, Abelard Hassam di Chirico Flint, who gets swept away in a driving reainstorm while rescuing his wife's scarf and winds up stranded on a river island for a year. Abel isn't just a mouse. He's a fastidious Edwardian dandy whose inherited wealth ensures the leisurely comforts he takes such ... more »pleasure in. But Abel's high-toned life of leisure conceals a soul full of true grit: once faced with the necessity of surviving, Abel rises to the challenge.« less
A Newberry Honor book by the same author who wrote "Sylvester And The Magic Pebble", "Dr. DeSoto Goes To Africa", "The Talking Bone", and many other wonderful books! Find out what happend with Abel the mouse gets stranded on a river island.