The travelling Mouse

A domestic mouse goes international

While searching for crumbs in the Munich train station, a little mouse named Steven slips into a train car. This is the start of an exciting adventure that takes him much farther than just Switzerland, a cheese lover’s paradise, and Paris, the world’s baguette capital. Onboard a circus-train Steven makes it to England, too. But even those most fund of travelling eventually grow homesick. Which is why Steven embarks on the adventurous way back home.

“A children’s classic - but it doesn’t feel even a little dusty!” Stiftung Lesen

The author is a winner of the German Youth Literature Prize.

  • Both, author and illustrator are internationally renowned
  • A children´s classic – over 80.000 sold
  • For lovers of Michael Bond (Paddington) and Jill Tommlinson´s favourite animal tales


dtv Junior
120 pages, ISBN 978-3-423-76202-1
3. Auflage 2021
Rights sold: English language, Russia, Italy
Rights available again: Iran, Spain