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James Patterson's newest illustrated story follows the illuminating journey of a very special mouse and the unexpected friendships that he makes along the way.

What makes Isaiah so unique?

First, his fur is as blue as the sky – which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right – Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans... if any of them are willing to listen!

After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his 'mischief' (which is the word for a mouse family) and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls and terrified people, it's hard for a young mouse to make it alone.

When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784754228

    October 2, 2017

    Arrow

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • Hardback

    9781784754167

    December 15, 2016

    Arrow

    304 pages

    RRP $30.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • EBook

    9781473536593

    December 1, 2016

    Cornerstone Digital

    304 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    • Booktopia NZ

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Middle School: From Hero to Zero
The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever
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NYPD Red 5
Dog Diaries
Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold
The People vs. Alex Cross
Haunted
The Store
Expelled
Fifty Fifty
Middle School: Hollywood 101
Cradle and All
The Midnight Club
17th Suspect
Pottymouth and Stoopid
Black Market
Private L.A.
House of Robots
Middle School: Million-Dollar Mess Down Under
Middle School: Going Bush
Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
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Ranger's Apprentice 4: Oakleaf Bearers
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Blast Off!
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Our Australian Girl: The Rose Stories
Twelve Nights
Love, Simon
Undercover Princess
George's Marvellous Medicine
Alice-Miranda At School 1
Tom Weekly 4: My Life and Other Exploding Chickens
Trash
Paper Planes
Boy Overboard
Hairy Maclary's Bone
Thirteen Reasons Why