Pete wants a pet mouse more than anything else in the world. Every Saturday - his mouseday - he asks his parents for one, and each time the answer is No. But who's going to know if he secretly keeps a mouse in his tree-house?
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After serving as a soldier in World War II, Dick King-Smith became a farmer and then a teacher of English. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978 and he went on to become one of the most prolific English writers for children. He is best known for The Sheep-Pig, which was adapted into the movie Babe in 1995, and won the 1984 Guardian Children'More about Dick King-Smith
Peter Kavanagh has written numerous storybooks and picture books for young children. Anne Walter is a freelance children's book writer with a passion for fairy tale and fantasy stories. She has retold many famous fairy tales for reluctant readers, including a set of Hopscotch Fairy Tales. She lives and works in London.More about Peter Kavanagh