By Leland James
($14.95, (7” X 10”) Paperback, 54 pages – including 20 wonderful color illustrations by Anne Zimanski)
“A Mice Christmas: —At Valerie’s Place” by Leland James, an internationally acclaimed poet, is a delightful story in poetic form for children about a group of mice spending a wonderful Christmas at Valerie’s Place. Beautiful illustrations capture the joy and happiness of the mice until Valerie returns with Boris the cat. All ends well as they sing Merry Christmas to Valerie and scurry away before she put Boris down on the floor.