Perfect Soup
Perfect Soup

Perfect Soup

Written by Lisa Moser & illustrated by Ben Mantle
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3 - 7
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Oct 26, 2010
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Murray the mouse likes everything to be perfect. Naturally, his perfect meal on a perfect winter day is Perfect Soup. But Murray doesn’t have a carrot, and Perfect Soup isn’t perfect without a carrot. With the snow falling around him, Murray ventures out of his little house to track down the final ingredient for his Perfect Soup. And there’s no time for playing around–Murray is in a hurry. The farmer will be happy to provide a carrot “if” Murray will haul some logs. The horse will gladly haul the logs for Murray “if” he’ll give him some fancy jingle bells in return. It looks like Murray just might get his carrot, but it only takes one grumpy person for a delicate chain of favors like this to fall apart. Can a friendly snowman help Murray make the soup perfect anyway? Author Lisa Moser and illustrator Ben Mantle have filled Murray’s little town with richly colorful winter landscapes, wonderfully detailed cozy homes, a hilarious cast of quirky characters, and the absolute cutest talking snowman you have ever seen. Parents and kids alike won’t be able to resist picking this book up again and again.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    October 26, 2010
    Random House Books for Young Readers
    Page Count
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    Reading Age
    3 - 7 years
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