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Abel's Island by William Steig focuses on Abel, a wealthy mouse who is newly married. He gets swept away in a great flood and lives on an island for a year.

Chapter 1

It is August 1907 and two mice named Abel and Amanda are newlyweds. They live in town, but go on a picnic in the woods. The sky is a bit overcast, but Abel does not think the weather will be inconsiderate to them. During their outing, they have caviar and champagne and play croquet. Amanda relaxes by reading a book while Abel takes a walk. He finds a daisy and cuts it down to serve as a parasol for Amanda. All of sudden, rain pours and wind tears the daisy from Abel's grasp. He and Amanda huddle under his jacket. They head for home, but they do not make progress against the wind. They hear voices...

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