Mr. Thatcher's House

Mr. Thatcher has been working to build the perfect house. And working. And working . . . and so, quite by accident, the house grows and grows in size. But it never seems quite like home. When a crowd of characters from his storybook neighborhood show up looking for a place to stay, Mr. Thatcher cries "It's not perfect yet! You don't want to stay here!" But soon he finds that what makes a house a perfect home has nothing to do with the craftsmanship and everything to do with the friends and family inside it.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey E
Lexile 600L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level K
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781534111578), PDF (9781534112063), Hosted ebook (9781534112605)
Copyright 2022
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 9 x 11
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Portland Book Review - Mr. Thatcher's House

“Kristin Wauson has written a perfectly enchanting story that is all about friendship and love. This is a story that youngsters will love listening to, and the delightful illustrations, also by Wauson, will charm young listeners and keep their eyes busy searching for all the wonderful details she has included. This is a story that will become a favorite, and kids will want to hear it over and over.”

School Library Journal - Mr. Thatcher's House

“This charming tale improves on the theme of what makes a house a home with some very familiar characters and one curmudgeonly rabbit. Sure to please all audiences with its humor and heart.”

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Author, Illustrator: Kristin Wauson

Author and illustrator Kristin Wauson is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and a former graphic designer. She came to kidlit after rediscovering picture books via her two sons. She lives in Austin, Texas.

Original artwork
Full-color illustrations