Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse

Explore life and friendship from Alexander the mouse’s perspective in this classic story! The wind-up mouse is adored and played with constantly, while Alexander the real mouse has a lonely life being brushed away by brooms and avoiding traps. But changes are afoot when the two make friends… and Alexander approaches a magic lizard in the hope of becoming a wind-up mouse himself! The exciting conclusion of this heartwarming tale will grip every reader, as Alexander makes a sacrifice in the name of friendship.

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    Leo Lionni was awarded the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was a four-time Caldecott Honor Winner.

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