New Release Books by Maggie Rudy

Maggie Rudy is the author of Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story (2020), City Mouse, Country Mouse (2017), I Wish I Had a Pet (2014) and The House that Mouse Built (2011).

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Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story

release date: Jan 28, 2020
Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story
With intricate dioramas, Maggie Rudy''s Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story retells the classic fairy tale—with a modern twist! Sootypaws the mouse lives with her stepmother and sisters, who are rats in all senses of the word. But with a little help from her woodland friends, Sootypaws finds her way to the ball to meet her Prince—will they live mousily ever after? Sootypaws features stunning hand-built diorama art, including hand-sewn outfits and an environment that is beautifully constructed and filled with charming details. Posed and photographed, these characters come to life!

City Mouse, Country Mouse

release date: Oct 24, 2017
City Mouse, Country Mouse
With remarkably detailed and beautifully crafted dioramas, Rudy retells the classic tale of the city mouse and the country mouse with a modern twist. Full color.

I Wish I Had a Pet

release date: Jul 01, 2014
I Wish I Had a Pet
Smartly dressed mice give sage advice on all elements of proper pet care in this photographic picture book. Who hasn’t yearned for the perfect pet? The mice in this book—hand-sewn and inhabiting enchanting, diorama-style scenes—know all about critter care, and they’re here to share wise words about choosing and keeping animal companions. Whimsical images of the mice with their own petite pets, including bumblebees, ladybugs, and butterflies, complement the warm humor of this extraordinary picture book that’s truly like no other!

The House that Mouse Built

release date: Mar 29, 2011
The House that Mouse Built
Welcome to the painstakingly crafted teeny, tiny world of Mouse. Mouse and Musetta are the sweetest pair of rodents you’ll ever lay eyes on. This is the story of how they met and came to live in a fabulously turned-out loaf of bread. Each lovingly crafted scene is packed with incredible details—from the salt shaker end table to the walnut shell cabinets (with hinges!) to the postage stamp art. Really, how could Musetta resist popping in for a nibble of the cheese that lay on the table, that stood in the house...that Mouse built?
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