Victoria and Albert Museum

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The Mouse who saved Egypt

The Mouse who saved Egypt

The Mouse Who Saved Egypt is a retelling of an ancient Middle Eastern folk tale : a prince takes the time to rescue a mouse trapped in a thorn bush; when the prince later becomes pharaoh, the mouse returns to save Egypt from attack.An act of kindness changes everything.

Mouse who saved Egypt cover
The battle scene,when the mice have eaten away all the leather
Scene of prosperity