This book could be used from K-5th grade. This book is about overcoming your fear. The mouse was afraid of the lion and the lion was afraid of the mouse. But with strength the mouse went towards the lion and they finally could talk to one another. This book could explain about getting over your fears and being brave. The book could also be about strengths and weakness. An activity for 3rd -5th grade students would be to read the book and ask some follow up questions like: The mouse is so tiny that nobody ever notices him. How do you think this makes him feel? And for this question The mouse overcomes his fears and goes to the lion for help. Can you think of a time when you have overcome your fears? How did you feel? What was the outcome? What advice would you give to others? Have them write a paragraph or two explaining their thoughts and feelings. For the younger grades we could create some animal puppets to retell the story.