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Publisher's Summary

This second book, The Sands of Time, continues the adventures of Hermux Tantamoq, mouse and watchmaker in the imaginary city of Pinchester. When the museum announces a show of Mirrin Stentrill's latest paintings (monumental, visionary portraits of cats) Mayor Hooter Pinkwiggin vows to shut it down. Cats are touchy subject among Pinchester's mostly small-rodent population. But while militant mice organize to stop the show, most of Pinchester's stylish set is vying for invitations to the gala opening. Complications arise when a mysterious chipmunk named Birch Tentintrotter claims to have a map to the royal library of an ancient kingdom of cats. When Birch recruits Hermux to help him find the library, they discover they're not the only ones looking for it!
Don't miss any of Hermux Tantamoq's exciting adventures.
©2001, 2002 Michael Hoeye (P)2002 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

Critic Reviews

"Hoeye's galloping plot, evocative descriptions and exuberantly sophisticated wit keep the pages rapidly turning." (Publishers Weekly)
"This audio has something for children, teens, and adults. An excellent choice for family listening." (AudioFile)

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Even better than the first

If you liked Time Stops for No Mouse, you'll love The Sands of Time. The story and narration are at least as good, and I enjoyed seeing old friends again. Like the first, it is an entertaining satire.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Jean
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • 03-15-05

Lots of fun

Listened to this with my 8 year old daughter.
We both loved it.
Good characters, witty and amusing.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful