All Rupert the mouse wants is to star in a beautiful, wordless picturebook. One that’s visually stimulating! With scenic pictures! And style! He has plenty of ideas about what makes a great book, but his friends just WON’T. STOP. TALKING.Children and adults alike will chuckle at this comedic take on bookmaking from acclaimed author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.Praise for Mother BruceE. B. White Read-Aloud AwardEzra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor* "[W]ry text and marvelously detailed pictures juxtapose uproariously. . .Visually beautiful, clever, edgy, and very funny." —Kirkus, starred review
* "Ryan T. Higgins's illustrations are extraordinary. . . . [A] hilarious, artful picture book with a nod to foodies great and small." —Shelf Awareness, starred review
About the Author
Ryan T. Higgins (ryanthiggins.com) is the author-illustrator of Mother Bruce, which received the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor, and its sequel, Hotel Bruce. He lives in Southern Maine with his family and a menagerie of animals -- none of which are talking mice, but he does have a very chatty tortoise.