Frederick Reviewed by Children's Books for Parents on September 18.

A Caldecott Honor Book, this classic story shows how even the unlikeliest character can turn into a leader. While the other mice collect and store food to prepare for winter, Frederick appears to be doing nothing but daydreaming. In fact, he’s preparing in his own way — by gathering warmth, colors, and words! When the … Continue reading

A Caldecott Honor Book, this classic story shows how even the unlikeliest character can turn into a leader. While the other mice collect and store food to prepare for winter, Frederick appears to be doing nothing but daydreaming. In fact, he’s preparing in his own way — by gathering warmth, colors, and words! When the food runs out, Frederick’s imaginative collection helps pull his friends through a difficult time.

Frederick

By: Leo Lionni
Publisher: Knopf
Level: 6-7

A Caldecott Honor Book, this classic story shows how even the unlikeliest character can turn into a leader. While the other mice collect and store food to prepare for winter, Frederick appears to be doing nothing but daydreaming. In fact, he’s preparing in his own way — by gathering warmth, colors, and words! When the food runs out, Frederick’s imaginative collection helps pull his friends through a difficult time.