The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse
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|Author||Thornton W. Burgess|
|Publisher||Little, Brown and Company; Dover Publications|
|1915; reprint 1993|
|LC Class||PZ7.B917 Abd 1993|
The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse (1915) is a children's novel written by Thornton W. Burgess and illustrated by Harrison Cady. The main character also appears in Mr. Toad and Danny Meadow Mouse Take a Walk and Danny Meadow Mouse Learns Something (both 1914).
Danny begins his tale regretting the length of his tail until he is corrected by Mr. Toad. Then he has a series of stalkings by Reddy and Granny Fox. He is captured by Hooty the Owl and escapes mid-flight to Peter Rabbit's briar patch. Peter goes to Farmer Brown's peach orchard and gets caught in a snare and barely escapes himself. Finally Danny gets trapped in a tin can and must use his wits to escape Reddy Fox again.
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