"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."
A BEST SELLER, now in its third (3) edition. Over 10,000 copies sold to date.
A factual fairytale, and a primer to Walden.
This children's story is based on the mouse Thoreau mentioned living in his cabin in Walden
(in the chapter, "Brute Neighbors.") It accruately follows the story of Walden from the mouses' point of view.
Charming drawings by Concord Artist Maxine Paine. Ten of Thoreau's more popular quotes are woven into the story,
then translated into Mouse-Talk.
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The 2nd edition is now available. This edition has a bright new cover (Photo of the cover), a floor plan
of Thoreau's house, improved maps, and 2 pages of letters from 3rd grade readers.