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A Nest for Celeste

A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home


 On Sale: 1/03/2010
 Formats:     Hardback | Paperback | E-Book
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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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ISBN: 9780061704109; ISBN10: 0061704105; Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books ; On Sale: 1/03/2010; Format: Hardback; Trimsize: 5 9/16 X 7 1/8; Pages: 352; $26.99; ; BISAC1:JUV002180; BISAC2:JUV029000; BISAC3:JUV039060

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