Dillard, Sarah. Mouse Scouts Camp Out. (Mouse Scouts series.) Random House Children’s Books, 2016. $6.99. ISBN 978-0-385-75608-2. 144 Pages. Ages 5-8. Q8P7
This is the third book in the Mouse Scouts series and focuses on teamwork and friendship through an overnight camping trip. I liked the Mouse Scout Handbook which gives helpful tips to being a successful camper throughout the book. The tips, while from a mouse’s perspective, are valid tips for a successful camping experience, such as how to make a compass and various wilderness dangers from poisonous plants to bugs and snakes. The outdoors is not a comfortable place for everyone and this book shares tips to make outdoor life bearable for those who don’t come by it naturally.
Verdict: A simple story of friendship and perseverance through teamwork with lots of tips and tricks for happily experiencing the outdoors.
June 2017 review by Terri Lippert.