The Musical (Babymouse Series #10)

The Musical (Babymouse Series #10)

by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm

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Overview

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal—BABYMOUSE!
 
With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print, kids, parents, and teachers agree that Babymouse is perfect for fans of Junie B. Jones, Ivy and Bean, Big Nate, Dork Diaries, and the Ramona chapter books!

Dust off your dancing shoes!
Babymouse and the gang are taking center stage in the feel-good book of the season! Will Babymouse get the lead in the school musical or will Felicia Furrypaws steal the show? Find out in The Musical—the 10th hilarious, action-packed installment of the beloved Babymouse graphic novel series!

Here's what people are saying about Babymouse!

The Chicago Sun-Times:
"Move over, Superman, here comes Babymouse!"

Starred Review, The Horn Book:
"Nobody puts Babymouse in the corner!"

Booklist:
"Cute, smart, sassy Babymouse is fun and funny, and this book, like its predecessors, will draw reluctant readers as well as Babymouse fans."

The Bulletin:
"An almost absurdly likeable heroine."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375843884
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 01/13/2009
Series: Babymouse Series , #10
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 198,404
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: GN310L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Jennifer is the New York Times bestselling author of several highly acclaimed novels, including three Newbery Honor-winners, Our Only May Amelia, Penny from Heaven, and Turtle in Paradise. Matthew Holm is a graphic designer and freelance writer. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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The Musical (Babymouse Series #10) 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a geat book! I aslwsus think of high school musicasl when I resd this.
JennGrrl More than 1 year ago
I haven't read any of the other books in this series, but this one was pretty cute. It brought in so many fun musicals. I saw Phantom of the Opera, Grease and High School Musical among others. It was a quick, fun read. Adults would enjoy the nods to the different musicals and children would find the cute mice funny.
Shasha More than 1 year ago
I bought this book for my daughter. She is a reluctant reader but she enjoys the Babymouse books (she has all of the books). I like Babymouse series because she is not the most popular or athletic character but what an imagination! My daughter and I have a great time reading together and that is important! I recommend ALL of the books in this series!
queenaddie on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
So cute! I can see why it's popular with the elementary school crowd. Graphic novel setup really helps to tell the story. It isn't often I find a book aimed at young readers that makes me chuckle out loud. As a lover of musicals, I found the story clever, and I imagine many a mom has had to sing the captions to her daughter. I think Gilbert and Sullivan would approve.
abbylibrarian on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Y'all know I love my Babymouse and this might be my favorite in the series so far. The school's putting on a musical and when dreamy British newcomer Henry encourages Babymouse to try out she can't help but show up at auditions. When she's given the part of Felicia's understudy, Babymouse is sure she'll never get on stage. With tons of musical references (from Phantom to West Side Story to Evita to Fiddler and more!), this is a surefire hit with any fan of musicals. But will kids get all the references? Even if they don't, Babymouse's theatrical debut is a definite crowd-pleaser.
ElizaJane on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a Cybils nominee and, dare I say it, my first Babymouse book. Sure I've seen them lined up at the library, even peeked inside them, but I don't have any daughters and my son freaks if the colour pink gets too close to him so I haven't had an excuse. Now, finally I have a real reason to read Babymouse! This was absolutely wonderful! Babymouse (as I'm sure almost everyone already knows) is an adorable character; she's a bit of a klutz and rather a goof at times but she's got lots of friends and has lots of fun. Well Felicia Furrypaws doesn't like her but then she's a cat. Babymouse gets the part of the understudy to Felicia in the school play and daydreams her way through the book going off into musical interludes that are hilarious. I'm not sure how much kids will get the musical scenes but I couldn't help singing the words as she dreamt up All That Jazz, The Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Pirates of Penzance and Annie though they will recognize The Lion King and American Idol. I'm thoroughly enamoured with Babymouse and kid's have proven they are too. If you haven't read Babymouse yet this is a great one to start with!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago