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Eh, it was cute. It’s a simple story about love and friendship, weasels dancing in the moonlight, a fish, frog legs, an eyepatch, and some eggs. Want to Read saving…. Also see the book “A Rat’s Tale” for another wonderful story by Seidler with Marcellino illustrations. The story is simple. One of the most kickass kids books ever. But I found it quite enjoyable.

White between Wilbur and Charlotte. Jun 01, Lindsay rated it liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s a simple story about love and friendship, weasels dancing in the moonlight, a fish, frog legs, an eyepatch, and some eggs. There is a I got this book at a used book store in East Hampton because I can’t pass up local books about the East End. Jan 23, Hannah Tebbens rated it it was amazing.

My boyfriend grew up reading this book and every now and then he would talk about it and how wonderful it was, so of course I eventually had to pick it up and try it out.

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Mar 20, Brenna Monsen rated it it was amazing. Production on this theatrical film has officially been cancelled.

Wainscott Weasel Movie

Talk to your kids about How does a weasel fall head-over-heels in love with a fish? In fact, one brave little weasel falls in love with a fish from the local pond. Parents’ Ultimate Guide to My weaseo son was 6 when we read it, and my older son was 8. They will learn what happens when there are changes in weather and how that affects wildlife.


All 4 of us really enjoyed the unusual waniscott clever story, and it’s also beautifully illustrated. There were a lot of more mature ideas in this so-called children’s book.

Comforting old fashioned anthropomorphized animal tale, accented by beautiful illustrations. Production Cancelled Production on this theatrical film has officially been cancelled. Wainscott, Long Island is the 21st century, musteline version of Jane Austen’s Bath, England, and Seidler deftly delivers a complete universe filled with animals that are driven as much by their natural instincts as they are by their familial responsibilities, hidden desires and social ambitions.

They have their traditions just like we have and it was so fun to have “the weasel with the patch”. An underrated novel, for sure! Open Preview See a Problem? The patch he wears over his eye, his famous, now missing father, and his disklike for dancing unlike the other weasels in Wainscott all make him feel different. Continue reading Show less. Tor Seidler brings the Wainscott woods to life with vivid descriptions of nature and vibrant, charming characters.

It was too weird for me, and prevented me from ever truly embracing his character or the book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Wainscott Weasel by Tor Seidler

This was the first book I ever read. Babe the Gallant Pig. But I read a lot of books then that I “Written with grace and great good humor, The Wainscott Weasel is a rollicking adventure, a comedy, a love story, and most assuredly a book that will live on in children’s memories.


With both beautiful words and illustrations, this chapter book brings the Wainscott woods to life. Like a warm snuggly blanket, but not without its quirk.

This means they don’t have to work much, and spend a lot of time at spring dances, relaxing and swimming. For Your Family Log in Sign me up.

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I had this book read to me as a young child and have read it so many times since that it is falling apart. What really kept me from liking the book, however, was the unsettling attraction that Bagley had for Bridget, a fish.

I read this book for the first time as an adult, days after my boyfriend now husband broke up with me. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels?

Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free. Sweet story and gorgeous illustrations! Jun 01, Lindsay rated it liked it.

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