The Mouse's Bridegroom single work   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1987 1987
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A retelling of a Burmese story in which parents strive to marry their daughter to the 'most powerful being on earth'. Miss Mouse wants to marry young Mister Mouse. But her parents instead try to marry Miss Mouse to the sun, the rain, the wind, and various other forces. But as they interrogate each prospective bridegroom, the mouse parents discover that none of them is the most powerful being of all.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it is based on a Burmese folk tale.

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