Fine Life for a Country Mouse — A Fable by Aesop Retold and Illustrated by Susan Detwiler

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Fine Life for a Country Mouse Retold and Illustrated by Susan Detwiler

Oliver, that city mouse! He thinks he’s so fancy and sophisticated!  He thinks his city life is so much better than his cousin Tillie’s simple country living.  This is the thanks Tillie gets for being so sweet and inviting him to come visit her.  Olivier is about as much fun as a wet blanket and constantly rates his city life better than Tillie’s country life.  Seriously, he’s snotty and spoiled and won’t stop yammering on about how great his life in the city is.  When Tillie goes back to the city with Oliver to visit, she experiences greater luxuries than she has in the country — but with these luxuries comes greater dangers, too.

You might reasonably think that this book with the sweet image on the front and the title Fine Life For a Country Mouse would…

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