Did you ever wonder how a hockey puck became a hockey puck? Melvin and the Big Hockey Game is the first book in a new series by author Christina Burke. Each enchanting, yet educational tale in the Melvin The Mouse series follows a resourceful, studious and hockey-loving mouse named Melvin, as he and his animal friends in the town of Shinny discover the fascinating origins of hockey. In this book, Shinny is hosting a big hockey game at the barn. After everyone in town tries various objects, unsuccessfully, to use for a puck (even meatballs!), it is Melvin who saves the day with the perfect solution! Melvin and the Big Hockey Game is the perfect story for the little hockey fan in your family.