This is the simple story of a mouse trying to get a bear to move out of his chair. As the mouse tries different tactics you can’t help but feel sorry for him as you see his frustration visibly building page after page. The illustrations are bright and bold and the text is large and easy to see when reading it to a group. The link between the text and the pictures is brilliant and in terms of the Greenaway award it will be great to discuss with book groups.
This is a lovely book to read aloud due to it’s simple rhymes and the important words and phrases being in a different colour or size. Ultimately you can’t help but laugh and feel that the bear got what he deserved in the end!
Reviewed by Jodie