Frederick Author:Leo Lionni Leo Lionni?s Caldecott Honor?winning story about a little mouse who gathers something unusual for the long winter is turning fifty! Celebrate this beloved favorite, which now includes a special introduction from noted children?s book historian Leonard Marcus. — — Winter is coming, and all the mice are gathering food . . . except for Frederick. B... more »ut when the days grow short and the snow begins to fall, it?s Frederick?s stories that warm the hearts and spirits of his fellow field mice. Winner of a 1967 Caldecott Honor, Frederick has been cherished by generations of readers.
?In Frederick, a mouse who is a poet from the tip of his nose to the end of his tail demonstrates that a seemingly purposeless life is indeed far from that?and that we need not live by bread alone!? ?Eric Carle« less
"The fable of Frederick, who is the dreamer among the little field mice, suggests the psychological thruth that when we are in dire need, it is our dreams of happier times which alone can sustain us...A story about the glory of the human spirit" - Bruno Bettelheim
A Caldecott Honor Book and an ALA Notable Children's Book.