A Visitor for Bear (Bear and Mouse) (Bonny Becker, Kady MacDonald Denton). excellent opportunities for sound effects and voices! also, friendly and tenacious mousey is an excellent example of a friend.
cinderellainrubbershoes: “Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is a proof that humans are capable of magic” -Carl Sagan