Cat and Mouse Tales

This show will have kids squeaking with delight as they watch several folktales featuring these furry friends and “purr” along with some early rock tunes. Will the cat ever catch the mouse, or can these natural enemies ever be friends? Stories include “The Lion and the Mouse” (Aesop), “Why Siamese Cats Have a Kink in their Tales” (Thailand), and “Why Cats Chase Mice” (Myanmar) Ages 2-11.

ELAGSE1RL3:     Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key   details.

ELAGSE2RL2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

30-45 minutes. Maximum audience: 75 for preschool, 150 for elementary. Hand puppets, rod puppets. Space needed 6’x6’. Set-up: 30 minutes.

Short excerpts from a performance of Cat and Mouse Tales with a large library audience