Wallace's Lists (Hardcover)

By Barbara Bottner, Olof Landstrom (Illustrator), Gerald Kruglik

Katherine Tegen Books, 9780060002244, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2004



Wallace, a mouse, could do almost anything. Anything that is, as long as he had a list.

  1. Wallace is a shy mouse.
  2. He writes lists. Lists of recipes, funny words, and frightening experiences.
  3. Wallace meets his lively neighbor named Albert.
  4. His world is swiftly opened to new delights, such as painting and music.
  5. Wallace and Albert experience the excitement of an adventure, and Wallace discovers a new joy.
  6. Friendship.

Praise For Wallace's Lists

“Worried little Wallace … is an endearing hero … and Bottner and Kruglik chronicle his blossoming with affectionate wit.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“With its positive message…this picture book is a winner.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“The book might dare readers to discover something new about themselves, too.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“This one goes on the recommended list.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)