An American Nature Tale Pocketmouse is sad to leave his friends at Crystal Cove, but he is determined to find his family. When a clue to their location turns up, he heads south to Torrey Pines. But no sooner does Pocketmouse arrive at Torrey Pines that he hears the blood-chilling howls of coyotes. With the help of a Torrey pine tree, Pocketmouse prepares for battle. But how can a little mouse defeat a band of coyotes? Kids everywhere will enjoy the excitement of Pocketmouse’s West Coast adventures, but they also learn that it takes perseverance and resourcefulness to realize one’s dreams.
By Marian Parks, Illustrated Melinda Beavers
No. of pages 32