The Story of Jumping Mouse: A Native American Legend
By John Steptoe
Large, expressive pencil drawings help tell the tale of a field mouse's search for the Far-Off Land. Armed with courage and hope, the mouse overcomes many obstacles until it is transformed into an eagle. The text is freely adapted from an unidentified Native American “why” story.
- Fiction, Folklore & Fairy Tales
- Randolph Caldecott Medal 1985 (Honor Title)
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780688019020