Ralph S Mouse - Ralph Mouse, Bk 3 Author:Beverly Cleary, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator) In this third and final Mouse novel from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, Ralph heads to school to see what humans do all day . . . and to discover what the S in Ralph S. Mouse stands for! — With his rowdy cousins constantly wearing out his motorcycle and the Mountain View Inn manager threatening to take care of the mouse infestation ... more »once and for all, Ralph decides it's time to get away for a while. He convinces his human friend Ryan to take him along to school, where Ralph instantly becomes the center of attention. But when Ryan's class decides to see how smart Ralph is by making him run a maze, the usually confident mouse starts to fret. What if he's not as clever as he thought?« less
This is a lovely story about a young mouse(Ralph) who moves away from the lovely hotel where he lived with his friends and family, to the school which his young friend Ryan attends. His goal is to move so he can ride his motorcycle without having to share it with anyone. The school children are introduced to Ralph and they learn a lesson, Ralph learns a lesson about being alone. His motorcycle ends up breaking, but Ryan's friend Matt brings him something even better.......a car. Ralph wants to share his new gift with others and there is no place like home.