Tandy Mouse wants to learn how to read, but she has never heard of a mouse reading. She asks Mr. Flinch to teach her, but also asks that he keep it a secret. The old possum honors her request but believes her new skill would be a benefit to the mice. Finally a fateful accident brings her lessons out in the open, and she is delightfully surprised by the response.
Characters in this Story
Mr. Flinch is the Junkyard elder, making his home in the "House of Chairs". His home is often the center of Junkyard gatherings, and his door is always open to friends that need advice, warmth, or a good story and a cup of tea.
You can find Mr. Flinch in all the Junkyard Tales stories.
The mice are central to the Junkyard crew! An endless source of enthusiasm, they do everything joyfully, and are delighted by any opportunity for adventure.
You can find the mice in the Junkyard Tales Series.