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Title: The Star Mouse Title Record # 40915
Author: Fredric Brown
Date: 1942-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Mitkey
Series Number: 1
Language: English
Synopsis: A German professor, living in the USA, has invented a rocket carrying a mouse, in the hope of reaching the moon. But the spacecraft is attracted by an invisible asteroid peopled with tiny beings who increase the animal's intelligence and send him back on Earth, dressed as Mickey Mouse...
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1942 The Star-Mouse
1942 Star Mouse
1942 The Star-Mouse [as by Frederic Brown]
1971For young readers adapted from The Star Mouse (including some cuts) by Ann Sperber. The 'Astromouse' part of the title was derived from an idea by H. C. Artmann, according to a note in the germsn edition.
Mitkey Astromouse
Year Language Title
1954Translated by Jacques Papy
French Mitkey
1959 Italian Mickie, il topolino spaziale
1969 Italian Astrotopolino
1970Translated and adapted from The Star Mouse by Uwe Friesel. The 'Astromaus' part of the title was an idea by H. C. Artmann, according to a note in the germsn edition.
German Maicki Astromaus
1981Translated by Leni Sobez.
German Die Sternenmaus
1981Translated by Eva Malsch
German Der Sternenmäuserich
1993Translated by Л. Этуш (L. Etush)
Russian [as by ]
2000 Japanese
星ねずみ?ほしねずみ
Hoshi Nezumi
[as by ]
2005Translated by Núria Gres and Máximo Miguel
Spanish El ratón estelar

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
4 2018 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Planet Stories, Spring 1942 1942-02-00 ed. Malcolm Reiss Love Romances, Inc.   $0.20 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Leydenfrost Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   $2.95 xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-08-26 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   $2.95 xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Invasion from Mars: Interplanetary Stories 1949-05-00 ed. Orson Welles Dell 305 $0.25 191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Malcolm Smith Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1951-07-00 Fredric Brown Shasta   $2.50 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Malcolm Smith Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1953-00-00 Fredric Brown Corgi 1077 2/- 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1953-01-00 Fredric Brown Bantam Books 1077 $0.25 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Charles Binger Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1953-01-00 Fredric Brown Bantam Books 1077 $0.25 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Charles Binger  
Une étoile m'a dit 1954-00-00 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2)     251
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. J. Francis McComas, Raymond J. Healy Modern Library (Modern Library Giant #31) G31 $2.95 997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Salter Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. J. Francis McComas, Raymond J. Healy Random House   C$3.45 997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
I Romanzi del Cosmo #34 1959-08-15 ed. Marco Paini Milano: Ponzoni 34 150 Lit 144
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Luigi Garonzi Checkmark
Daymares 1968-00-00 Fredric Brown Lancer Books 73-727 $0.60 317
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Howard Winters Checkmark
Urania #511 1969-04-06 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 511 250 Lit 167
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Maicki Astromaus 1970-00-00 Fredric Brown Middelhauve   DM 16.80 29
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Heinz Edelmann Checkmark
Mitkey Astromouse 1971-00-00 Fredric Brown Harlin Quist 0-8252-0073-3   [28]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Heinz Edelmann Checkmark
Mitkey Astromouse 1971-00-00 Fredric Brown Harlin Quist 0-8252-0074-1   [28]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Heinz Edelmann  
The Best of Planet Stories #1: Strange Adventures on Other Worlds 1975-01-00 ed. Leigh Brackett Ballantine Books 0-345-24334-X $1.25 212
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Kelly Freas Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1975-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Ballantine Books 0-345-25374-4 $4.95 [xvii]+
997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Best of Fredric Brown 1977-01-00 Fredric Brown Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3180 $2.49 280
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard V. Corben Checkmark
The Best of Fredric Brown 1977-05-00 Fredric Brown Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25700-6 $1.95 xvi+
315
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Une étoile m'a dit 1977-10-24 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2)     251
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-03-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3 $6.95 xv+
997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28925-0 $9.95 997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Adventures in Time and Space 1979-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3 $9.95 997
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1980-05-00 Fredric Brown Bantam Books 0-553-13400-0 $1.95 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #405) 0-87997-570-9 $2.50 448
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Antonio Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-570-9 C$2.75 448
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Antonio Bernal Checkmark
Die besten SF-Stories von Fredric Brown 1981-05-00 Fredric Brown Moewig (Bibliothek Science Fiction) 3-8118-2016-8 DM 19.80 333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1942 1981-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6717) 3-8118-6717-2 DM 7.80 335
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of Fredric Brown 1982-09-00 Fredric Brown New English Library 0-450-05501-9 £1.75 447
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tim White Checkmark
Cosmolinea B-1 1982-09-00 Fredric Brown Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Biblioteca di Urania #11)   8,000 Lit xii+
540
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Karel Thole  
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: 2nd Series 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-41367-1   723
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
And the Gods Laughed 1987-10-00 Fredric Brown Phantasia Press 0-932096-47-6 $19.00 xxii+
431
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Frank Kelly Freas  
And the Gods Laughed 1987-10-00 Fredric Brown Phantasia Press 0-932096-47-6 $50.00 xxii+
431+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1990-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House / SFBC 17325 $14.98 1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang Checkmark
Анаконда?Anaconda
Anakonda
1993-00-00 ,
Юнацтва?Yunatstva
5-7880-0929-4   352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni
К. Шарангович?K. Sharangovich
Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1993-06-00 Fredric Brown Lightyear Press 0-89968-332-0    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Une étoile m'a dit 1995-07-00 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2) 2-207-50002-0   291
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michel Jakubowicz Checkmark
Une étoile m'a dit 1996-04-00 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2) 2-207-50002-0   291
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michel Jakubowicz Checkmark
1940年代―星ねずみ?1940ねんだい―ほしねずみ
1940 Nendai: Hoshi Nezumi
2000-11-02 ed.
中村融?なかむらとおる
Nakamura Tōru
Nakamura Tohru
Nakamura Tooru
,
山岸真?やまぎしまこと
Makoto Yamagishi
河出書房新社?Kawade Shobō Shinsha
Kawade Shobo Shinsha
(
河出文庫?かわでぶんこ
Kawade Bunko
#ン2-1)
4-309-46202-2   492
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth
Maya Maxx?マヤマックス
Maya Makkusu
 
Une étoile m'a dit 2000-12-11 Fredric Brown Denoël (Folio SF #42) 2-07-041669-0   300
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2001-02-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press 1-886778-18-3 $29.00 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2001-10-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press / SFBC 01122 $14.50 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 2001-11-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2214-6 / 05417 $17.99 1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang  
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2002-07-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press 1-886778-18-3 $29.00 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton  
Ven y enloquece y otros cuentos de marcianos 2005-03-00 Fredric Brown Gigamesh (Gigamesh Ficción #29) 84-96208-03-6   478
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Juan Miguel Aguilera  
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2011-06-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press 978-1-886778-18-4 $29.00 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Already Among Us: An Anthropomorphic Anthology 2012-06-04 ed. Fred Patten Legion Publishing 978-0-9829866-4-6 $9.99 ix +
389
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Roz Gibson  
The Fredric Brown Megapack: 33 Classic Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2013-11-26 Fredric Brown Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4280-2 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Fredric Brown Megapack: 33 Classic Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2014-07-29 Fredric Brown Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0202-1 $13.99 259
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
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