Such a Little Mouse (Hardcover)

By Alice Schertle, Stephanie Yue (Illustrator)

Orchard Books, 9780545649292, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 31, 2015

List Price: 16.99*
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Explore the world of such a little mouse--from the bestselling author of LITTLE BLUE TRUCK!

"And way down deep in the hole

lives a mouse.

Such a little mouse,

with his smart gray coat,

with his ears pink as petals,

with three twitchety whiskers

on each side of his nose."

With Alice Schertle's sweet descriptive language and touching illustrations from Stephanie Yue, a little mouse interacts with the world around him. Every season of the year, "such a little mouse" pops out of his hole and goes out to explore the wider world.

About the Author

Alice Schertle has written many well-loved books for children, including LITTLE BLUE TRUCK, LITTLE BLUE TRUCK LEADS THE WAY, and ALL YOU NEED FOR A SNOWMAN. She lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts.

Stephanie Yue is an illustrator, martial artist, motorist, and well-rounded nerd. She grew up in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, and she lives in Providence, Rhode Island. Visit her online at

Praise For Such a Little Mouse

Praise for LITTLE BLUE TRUCK (written by Alice Schertle and illustrated by Jill McElmurry)

*Schertle "gives readers plenty of opportunities to chime in with animal and vehicle noises." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review

"A fun, rollicking story that should find a place in most collections." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Praise for VERY HAIRY BEAR (written by Alice Schertle and illustrated by Matt Phelan)

*"Schertle's patterned language sets up a playful cadence." --KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review