Cat Mouse by Ian SchoenherrCat and Mouse play together, wrestling over a paper umbrella. The text follows a nursery rhyme, changing into Hickory Dickory Dock, and then returning to the original rhyme. As Mouse gets the best of Cat time and again, will they end up as enemies or friends?
The lively illustrations bring the old-fashioned text to vibrant life. Both animals are captured with attention to minute details, but then are made wide-eyed and action filled to great comic effect. Families who have kittens or cats will recognize Cats movements and body postures as being purely feline. Mouse is much more human than Cat.
Enjoyable, laugh-out-loud nursery rhyme fun. This book will work well for groups of children, and is ideal for use in story times or classroom units. Appropriate for ages 3-5.
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How to play A good one for large groups of children. One child is the cat; another the mouse. Everyone else stands in a circle. The object of the game is for the cat to catch the mouse on the inside of the circle. When the mouse runs in between two people, they join hands and the cat cannot pass through. Variations Assemble players in two lines facing each other with a gap the "mousehole" of a body width between the lines.
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July 03, Looking for a great outdoor activity for the kids? Get them into a Cat and mouse game! It's a fast, fun and exciting game to keep the kids laughing and running at your next birthday party or family gathering. The player who is the mouse should stand inside the circle and the cat should stand outside the circle.