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The mouse with the question mark tail: a novel

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Newbery Award-winning author Richard Peck is at his very best in this fast-paced mystery adventure. Fans of The Tale of Desperaux, A Little Princess, and Stuart Little will all be captivated by this memorable story of a lovable orphan mouse on an amazing quest. The smallest mouse in London's Royal Mews is such a little mystery that he hasn't even a name. And who were his parents? His Aunt Marigold, Head Needlemouse, sews him a uniform and sends him off to be educated at the Royal Mews Mouse Academy. There he's called "Mouse Minor" (though it's not quite a name), and he doesn't make a success of school. Soon he's running for his life, looking high and low through the grand precincts of Buckingham Palace to find out who he is and who he might become. Queen Victoria ought to be able to help him, if she can communicate with mice. She is all-seeing, after all, and her powers are unexplainable. But from her, Mouse Minor learns only that you do not get all your answers from the first asking. And so his voyage of self-discovery takes him onward, to strange and wonderful places.
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Full title mouse with the question mark tail
Author peck richard
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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display_description A very small mouse of unknown origins runs away from school in the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace shortly before the celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, celebrating her sixty years on the British throne. The mouse becomes involved in a series of adventures while trying to find his own identity.
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series Secrets at Sea
series_with_volume Secrets at Sea|
subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Adventure stories, Juvenile, Buckingham Palace (London, England) -- Fiction, Buckingham Palace (London, England) -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction, Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Identity -- Juvenile fiction, Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction, Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Juvenile fiction, Mice -- Fiction, Mice -- Juvenile fiction, Social classes -- Fiction, Social classes -- Juvenile fiction, Victoria, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1819-1901 -- Fiction, Victoria, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1819-1901 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The mouse with the question mark tail : a novel
title_full The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail Secrets at Sea Series, Book 2, The mouse with the question mark tail / a novel by Richard Peck ; illustrated by Kelly Murphy, The mouse with the question mark tail : a novel / by Richard Peck ; illustrated by Kelly Murphy, The mouse with the question mark tail [sound recording] : [a novel] / Richard Peck
title_short The mouse with the question mark tail :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Adventure and adventurers, Adventure stories, Juvenile, Children's audiobooks, Historical Fiction, History, Identity, Identity (Philosophical concept), Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Kings, queens, rulers, etc, Mice, Social classes, Victoria