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A Mouse called Miika

Hardcover

 Ratatouille meets Roald Dahl in the funny and fantastical story of a determined mouse on a mission to procure the world’s tastiest cheese. From the author of A Boy Called Christmas–coming soon to Netflix!

When Nikolas left the only home he had ever known, it was a mouse named Miika who kept him company, and it was Miika who accompanied him on his journey to the Far North, in search of his father. But before the events of A Boy Called Christmas, this little mouse was the hero of his own story.

A Mouse Called Miika is an epic adventure story on a miniature scale. It’s a tale of mice and men (and more mice). It is about one independent mouse who gets fed up with the other mice, and sets out on a quest of his own to prove that cheese exists, and learns to appreciate other creatures. It is also a tale of great love (of cheese) and great danger. And learning the lesson that, with cheese, as with life, what matters most is not how strongly you smell, but how strong you are on the inside.

Funny, cheeky, wise, and packed full of Matt Haig’s signature warmth. This is set to become a year-round children’s favorite.

 

Matt Haig suffered a breakdown in his early twenties. After battling depression for a long time he turned to writing, and he now believes that reading and writing books saved his life. His novels include the bestsellers The Last Family in England, The Radleys and The Humans, which in Canada was a Costco Buyer’s Pick and has sold approximately 15,000 copies. His books have been translated into thirty languages. All his novels for adults have been optioned for film. Matt lives in York with his wife and their two children.

Chris Mould went to art school at the age of sixteen. He has won a Nottingham Children’s Book Award and been commended by the Sheffield Children’s Book Awards. He loves his work and likes to write and draw the kind of books he would have liked to have had on his shelf as a boy. He is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.





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