The Mouse

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The Mouse

A Polish Story by Sara Owczarczak-Garstecka


This is the story of a little girl who was not scared of anything… well, at least until she grew a bit older.
The little girl lived with her mother and father and her older brother whom she loved very much. The family lived in a pretty town: not too small and not too big. Not too posh and yet quite chic. This little town was situated in the North-West of Poland.
Most towns are much too inviting to be inhabited only by humans. And this town was no exception. In fact, almost anywhere you go, if you are very quiet and look very closely, you will soon see numerous creatures with which we share our towns and cities.
All about you are foxes, squirrels, mice, rats,