Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
by Virginia Lee Burton, 24 pages, about 1800 words
Item Number: 2186
This is a Children's Text-Braille book, which means that in addition to raised Braille, it has extra features.
What is a Text-Braille Book?
This book for the blind is offered in Standard Grade 2, Uncontracted Grade 1, or Unified English Braille.
What is Grade 2 Braille?
Purchase in Unified English Braille
Although steam shovels are being replaced by more modern machines, Mike Mulligan refuses to consign his beloved Mary Anne to the junk heap. Desperate for work, Mike promises to dig the cellar of Popperville's new town hall in just one day - or go without pay. All the townsfolk gather to watch Mike and Mary Anne in their race against the sun. They win, but in his haste, Mike forgets a very important detail...
For ages 5 to 8.
Package Weight: about 13.8 ounces.
(From the General-Interest Books shelf.)