Synopsis: A heart-felt Bible story about a young boy, who leaves his family farm, with half of his dad’s coins jangling in his pocket. After spending all his coins, will he spend the rest of his life looking after pigs or return home to his dad? Will an angry young mouse decide to leave or can Albert’s story persuade him to stay?

Release Date: 18th June 2021

Format Read: Earc

Genres: Picture Book, Biblical,

Pages: 32

Thank you so much to Lion Hudson ltd and NetGalley for the earc o read and review.

Review: Albert gathers the mice for another important story, as one little mouse was bored of his field life and wanting to be free. His story connects perfectly with the mouse’s feelings. 

As a young man wanted to leave home with the money his dad saved for him, he ventures out but soon learns that life isn’t so free, fun or easy. When people want him for his money, it leaves him having to learn a hard lesson. 

The illustrations as always are so vibrant and beautiful, with the cute mice in ever part of the story. This biblical series is always a perfect place to start with teaching your children, they learn the stories in bite size pieces and in a fun, engaging and easy to follow way. 

I adore reading this series, the stories are beautiful with great lessons, the illustrations always so vibrant and the mice always perfectly adorable.


Where to buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Waterstones

About Author: Richard Littledale is a Baptist minister, author and broadcaster. He contributes frequently to Daily Service and Sunday worship on BBC Radio 4, and is a regular contributor on his regional BBC Station, BBC Berkshire. He loves to write for both adults and children, and believes in the power of story.

About Illustrator: Heather Heyworth graduated from Goldsmiths University, London with a diploma in art and design. Since leaving college she has worked professionally as a designer and illustrator specialising in greeting cards, giftwrap, magazines, licensed characters and plush toys. In the last 10 years, she has returned to her first love, children’s books using a combination of conventional hand drawing and digital artwork. In her spare time she enjoys interior design, reading and walking in the fabulous Suffolk countryside where she lives.


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