The Mouse Book Author:Compiled by Richard Shaw Ever since there have been mice and people there have been tales and pictures of mice. SInce we find ourselves together everywhere, mice and humans often have similar names-field mouse and field hand, bush mouse and Bushman, wood mouse and woodman. Some mice and people are at home in the same quarters, for there are house mice and tree mice. ... more »One particular mouse shares one of our dances - the waltzing mouse.
Whimsical and traditional beliefs about mice have become part of our folklore.
A sharp-toothed mouse once freed the sun from a net in the sky and brought daylight to human beings.
The moon wanes because hungry mice forever nibble at it.
Mice caused the Great Flood by gnawing a tiny hole in the giant sack where all the world's heat was kept, and the escaping heat melted icebergs and glaciers and raised the levels of rivers and oceans.
If you drop a child's milk took down a mouse hole, the grateful mouse will grant the child sound teeth.
These are some of the things people believe about mice. What mice believe about us in not known!« less