Yes, Frank Asch of Moonbear has surfaced with a tale of suspense. Mr. Howard Maxwell, a distinguished cat, has entered the Paw and Claw to celebrate his promotion to Vice President of Efficiency and Control. As a regular customer, he usually orders the baked mouse for lunch, but today something special is demanded: "The raw mouse for my entree." Enter the mouse. And so the story begins as the mouse begins to talk his way out of being lunch. His life hangs on his every word.
Tension mounts. Will he make it? There is a sequel: Mrs. Marlowe's Mice
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