Henry’s story can be anyone’s. It’s a tale of how to escape the humdrum of everyday life to venture out into the vast world outside of one’s home. Sometimes, these adventures bring danger.
Henry is a cute, cuddly, little brown mouse who wants to be bold and adventurous. For years, he has listened to what happened in his “family’s” daily life. Some of the stories are so delightful he begins thinking he wants to go out and have some of those happenings himself.
The one thing Henry will need to learn is how to stay safe. As long as he remains in the Wilson house, he is protected. Outside, he doesn’t have that protection. Now he must fend for himself and keep himself safe. The question is, Will he be able to do that?
After escaping the house, a new concern bothers him. There is a mysterious voice following him everywhere he goes. It even talks to him seemingly with love and concern, or is it an unknown danger for him? Why did the voice choose him?
This is a must-read to discover the unknown beauty of the world right outside one’s home. Let’s leave the boredom of everyday life and go outside to discover life’s new possibilities.
Nancy Hurley has published two autobiographical books: Close Encounters of the European Kind and Close Encounters with My Lord – Conversations with God describing her life decisions. Henry is her first venture into children’s writing. She is married to her husband, Ron, and has two married sons, four grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.