Best Children's Mouse & Rodent Books
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1. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Author: by Laura Numeroff
Harper Collins Publishers
If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he’ll ask for a glass of milk. He’ll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn’t have a milk mustache, and then he’ll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim….
This book is a great first introduction to Mouse, the star of the If You Give… Series and a perennial favorite among children. With its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is perfect for beginning readers and story time.
Sure to inspire giggles and requests to “read it again!”The award-winning If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, one of the most beloved Children's books of all time, is from the #1 New York Times bestselling team Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond.
Other favorites in this series include:If You Give a Cat a CupcakeIf You Give a Dog a DonutIf You Give a Moose a MuffinIf You Give a Pig a PancakeIf You Give a Pig a Party
2. The Gruffalo
Author: by Julia Donaldson
Julia Donaldson’s trademark rhyming text and Axel Scheffler’s brilliant, characterful illustrations come together in this perfect read aloud A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake.
The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents …The gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, and knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose.
But Mouse has no worry to show. After all, there’s no such thing as a gruffalo….
3. Angelina Ballerina
Author: by Katharine Holabird
In an encore performance, Angelina Ballerina returns in this refreshed picture book from acclaimed author Katharine Holabird and celebrated artist Helen Craig! Angelina is a pretty little mouse who wants nothing more than to be a ballerina. She dances all the timeat home, at school, even in her dreams!
In fact, she’s so busy dancing that she forgets all about the other things she’s supposed to do, like cleaning her room and joining her family for breakfast! Her parents don’t know what to doespecially after her arabesques in the kitchen knock over the milk!
Then one day they come up with an idea that will change Angelina’s life forever With Katharine Holabird’s lively writing and Helen Craig’s charming illustrations, the original story, now refreshed and re-released, will continue keeping a whole new generation of young ballerinas leaping with delight.
4. Disney Minnie Mouse – I'm Ready to Read with Minnie Sound Book – Great for Early Readers – PI Kids (Play-A-Sound)
Author: by Editors of Phoenix International Publications
Learning to read is fun when it’s with Minnie Mouse! Join Minnie, Mickey, Goofy, and friends in taking the first steps toward independent reading with the I’m Ready to Read with Minnie sound book. The 10 sound buttons, one for each spread, allows beginning readers to hear and follow along as Minnie reads each page aloud.
The winning combination of simple sentences and large type (and an engaging mystery! Helps beginning readers to match spoken and printed words, spot and say familiar phrases, and sound out new words! This book is special because:Simple sentences and large type ease the way for beginning readersChildren can spot an say familiar words and sound out new onesExpressive narration by favorite characters enhances comprehensionFeatures classic Disney characters: Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Daisy Duck, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto
5. The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Author: by Beverly Cleary
In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medalwinning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check in to the Mountain View Inn. When the ever-curious Ralph spots Keith’s red toy motorcycle, he vows to ride it.
So when Keith leaves the bike unattended in his room one day, Ralph makes his move. But with all this freedom (and speed! Come a lot of obstacles. Whether dodging a rowdy terrier or keeping his nosy cousins away from his new wheels, Ralph has a lot going on!
And with a pal like Keith always looking out for him, there’s nothing this little mouse can’t handle. This timeless classic now features a foreword written by New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo, as well as an exclusive interview with Beverly Cleary herself.
The Mouse and the Motorcycle is perfect for independent reading or for shared reading at home or in a classroom. This fun story is the first of a trilogy, along with Runaway Ralph and Ralph S. Mouse, all inspired by the author’s hope to create appealing books for boys and girlsand by the sight of her son playing with toy cars.
6. First Grade, Here I Come!
Author: by Nancy Carlson
After the first day of first grade, Henry’s not sure how he feels about it. The teacher isn’t like his kindergarten teacher, and the fifth-graders hog the monkey bars. But as Henry tells his mother about a new friend who likes soccer and about how he’ll learn to read books, he begins to realize that maybe first grade won’t be so bad after all.
7. The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
Author: by Kate DiCamillo
A brave mouse, a covetous rat, a wishful serving girl, and a princess named Pea come together in Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medalwinning tale. Welcome to the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea.
It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish.
These three characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and, ultimately, into each other’s lives.What happens then? As Kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out.
With black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed cover by Timothy Basil Ering.
8. If You Give a Moose a Muffin
Author: by Laura Numeroff
If a big hungry moose comes to visit, you might give him a muffin to make him feel at home. If you give him a muffin, he’ll want some jam to go with it. When he’s eaten all your muffins, he’ll want to go to the store to get some more muffin mix…
In this hilarious sequel to the beloved If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, the young host is again run ragged by a surprise guest. Young readers will delight in the comic complications that follow when a little boy entertains a gregarious moose.The If You Give…
Series is a perennial favorite among children. With its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale, these books are perfect for beginning readers and story time. Sure to inspire giggles and requests to “read it again!”Other favorites in Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond’s bestselling series include:If You Give a Cat a CupcakeIf You Give a Dog a DonutIf You Give a Mouse a CookieIf You Give a Pig a PancakeIf You Give a Pig a Party
9. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Author: by Robert C. O'Brien
Aladdin (March 1, 1986)
Some extraordinary rats come to the aid of a mouse family in this Newbery Medal Awardwinning classic by notable Children's author Robert C.O’Brien. Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, is faced with a terrible problem. She must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death.
But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma. And Mrs. Frisby in turn renders them a great service.
10. The Napping House board book
Author: by Audrey Wood
A board book edition of the classic cumulative tale that’s perfect for bedtime, naptime…Anytime! In the napping house is a cozy bed piled high with a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing cat, and a slumbering mouse.
All is at peace until the appearance of an unexpected visitor and before you know it, no one is sleeping! The rounded corners, and sturdy board book pages make this book a great gift for little ones.
11. The Cricket in Times Square (Chester Cricket and His Friends, 1)
Author: by George Selden
Tucker is a streetwise city mouse. He thought he’d seen it all. But he’s never met a cricket before, which really isn’t surprising, because, along with his friend Harry Cat, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York Citythe Times Square subway station.
Chester Cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. He’d be there still if he hadn’t followed the entrancing aroma of liverwurst right into someone’s picnic basket. Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around. And he could not have found two better guidesand friendsthan Tucker and Harry.
The trio have many adventuresfrom taking in the sights and sounds of Broadway to escaping a smoky fire. Chester makes a third friend, too. It is a boy, Mario, who rescues Chester from a dusty corner of the subway station and brings him to live in the safety of his parents’ newsstand.
He hopes at first to keep Chester as a pet, but Mario soon understands that the cricket is more than that. Because Chester has a hidden talent and no onenot even Chester himselfrealizes that the little country cricket may just be able to teach even the toughest New Yorkers a thing or two.
12. Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse – I'm Ready to Read With Mickey Sound Book – Play-a-Sound – PI Kids
Author: by Jennifer H. Keast
Learning to read is fun when it s with Mickey Mouse! Join Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, and friends in taking the first steps toward independent reading with the I’m Ready to Read with Mickey sound book. The 10 sound buttons one for each spread allows beginning readers to hear and follow along as Mickey reads each page aloud.
The winning combination of simple sentences and large type (and an engaging mystery! Helps beginning readers to match spoken and printed words, spot and say familiar phrases, and sound out new words! This sound book is special because: Stories featuring Minnie, Mickey, Goofy, and more Designed to be your child’s first step to reading Connecting printed and spoken words builds your little one’s vocabulary Hands-on device encourages learning through play
13. The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear
Author: by Audrey Wood
A story known and loved by millions of children around the world, now remastered by the illustrator. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the big hungry bear… How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red ripe strawberry?
This classic story is beloved for its humor, expressive illustrations, and surprise endingpure read-aloud fun!
14. A True Home (Heartwood Hotel, 1)
Author: by Kallie George
When Mona the Mouse stumbles across the wondrous world of the Heartwood Hotel in the middle of a storm, she desperately hopes they’ll let her stay. As it turns out, Mona is precisely the maid they need at the grandest hotel in Fernwood Forest, where animals come from far and wide for safety, luxury, and comfort.
But the Heartwood Hotel is not all acorn souffl and soft moss-lined beds. Danger lurks, and as it approaches, Mona finds that this hotel is more than a warm place to spend the night. It might also be a home.
This delightfully enticing start of a new chapter book series tells a tale of friendship, courage, and community, with exquisite black-and-white illustrations throughout. Praise for the Magical Animal Adoption Agency series”[This] gentle tale of magic and self-reliance will entertain confident new independent readers.
Clover’s sweet story is a good next step for lovers of the Magic Tree House.” – Kirkus Reviews”Readers will be envious of the world of magic that Clover becomes ensconced in and eager to read future installments.” – Publishers Weekly”[A] charming story, delicately written, with a winning heroine…
15. Stuart Little
Author: by E. B White
The classic story by E.B. White, author of the Newbery Honor Book Charlotte’s Web and The Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure. Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Born to a family of humans, he lives in New York City with his parents, his older brother George, and Snowbell the cat.
Though he’s shy and thoughtful, he’s also a true lover of adventure. Stuart’s greatest adventure comes when his best friend, a beautiful little bird named Margalo, disappears from her nest. Determined to track her down, Stuart ventures away from home for the very first time in his life.
He finds adventure aplenty. But will he find his friend? Stuart Little joins E.B. White favorites Charlotte’s Web and The Trumpet of the Swan as classic illustrated novels that continue to speak to today’s readers. Whether you curl up with your young reader to share these books or hand them off for independent reading, you are helping to create what are likely to be all-time favorite reading memories.
Author: by Kevin Henkes
Chrysanthemum is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance to share all year round. Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten’s First Full Moon, Chrysanthemum is a don’t-miss classic, especially for back to school.
Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfectuntil her first day of school. “You’re named after a flower!” teases Victoria. “Let’s smell her,” says Jo. Chrysanthemum wilts. What will it take to make her blossom again? This popular picture book has sold more than a million copies and was named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association.
“Perfectly executed in words and illustration, Chrysanthemum exemplifies Henkes’s talent for creating true picture stories for young audiences.”The Horn BookThis is an ideal break-the-ice book for the first week of school. It get children thinking about and bonding with their own names and the names of everyone else in the class, and it’s the perfect vehicle for starting a discussion about treating classmates with tolerance, kindness, and compassion.