A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Little Mouse explains each step as he gets ready, reinforcing the sequence for young readers who are working on mastering the same skills.
The eager young mouse has quite a job before him, and despite having to struggle through some steps he remains focused on his goal. The story quietly teaches that it helps to have a sense of humor.
Positive Role Models
The tiny hero is persistent and positive as he prepares for his big trip. He braces himself to tackle the trickier steps. He demonstrates independence and well-deserved pride when he’s finally all dressed.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know this funny book presents a likeable little hero with whom young kids will empathize.
Is It Any Good?
Author and illustrator Jeff Smith, best known for his Bone series for older readers, serves up a sweet and funny tale that is perfectly geared to emerging readers. They’ll readily relate to Little Mouse’s eagerness, and to all the work that goes into getting dressed. Bold lines, engaging artwork, and an appealing hero make this a can’t-miss book. It’s a delightful addition to the Toon Books line of first comics for young readers.
Comic-style illustrations use perspective, bold lines, and a simple background to great effect for focused storytelling.
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