|aMice and beans /|cby Pam Muñoz Ryan ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda.
|aNew York :|bScholastic Inc.,|cc2001.
|a1 v. :|bcol. ill. ;|c28 cm.
|aIn this rhythmic cumulative tale Rosa Maria spends the week getting ready for her granddaughter's birthday party and trying to avoid attracting mice--unaware that the mice in her walls are preparing for a party of their own.
Rosa Maria, a Spanish-speaking grandmother, spends all week getting ready for her granddaughter's seventh birthday party. Each day items keep disappearing, along with the mousetraps she set to ensure the celebration won't be ruined by uninvited guests. Are the mice preparing for a party as well?