The Mother’s Day Mice
Read The Mother’s Day Mice, by Eve Bunting. Biggest mouse, middle mouse, and little mouse live at the edge of the strawberry patch. Early one morning the three mice set out to find surprise gifts for their mother. Biggest mouse and middle mouse find their surprises. Little mouse wanted honeysuckle that grew only at Honeysuckle Cottage, but there was a big cat sitting on the porch. Then something inside the cottage gives him an idea. The little mouse runs home. Little mouse is last to give his Mother’s Day surprise—he claps his hands and begins to sing a Mother’s Day song and everyone joins in.