A Nest for Celeste
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    Mar-2010 (Hardcover)
    Feb-2012 (Paperback)
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A beautifully illustrated novel about a mouse, her friendship with Audubon's apprentice, and her search for home.

Beneath the crackled and faded painting of a horse, underneath the worn and dusty floorboards of the dining room, lives Celeste, a mouse who spends her days weaving baskets, until one day she is thrust into the world above. Here Celeste encounters danger--and love--unlike any she's ever imagined. She dodges a hungry cat and witnesses the brutality of hunting for the first time. She makes friends with a singing thrush named Cornelius, a talkative osprey named Lafayette, and Joseph, Audubon's young apprentice. All the while, Celeste is looking for a new home. Is her home in the toe of a worn boot? Nestled in Joseph's pocket? Or in the dollhouse in the attic, complete with mouse-size furniture perfect for Celeste? In the end, Celeste discovers that home is really the place deep inside her heart, where friendships live.
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    • Feb-2012
    • Katherine Tegen Books
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0061704121
    • ISBN13: 9780061704123
    • First Edition
    • Feb-2010
    • Katherine Tegen Books
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0061704105
    • ISBN13: 9780061704109
    • Feb-2010
    • Katherine Tegen Books
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0061704113
    • ISBN13: 9780061704116
    • Library Binding
    • Feb-2010
    • Harper
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0061992003
    • ISBN13: 9780061992001
    • Feb-2010
    • Katherine Tegen Books
    • eBook (Kindle)

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