Mouse and Mole (Paperback)

Secret Valentine (reader) (A Mouse and Mole Story)

By Wong Herbert Yee

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9781328740595, 48pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (12/3/2013)
Hardcover (12/26/2017)

List Price: 3.99*
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Rosy-cheeked Mouse and shy Mole share their secret valentines and feel butterflies in their bellies in this delightful addition in the award-winning Mouse and Mole series. Wong Herbert Yee creates just the right combination of sweetness, humor, and heart with his words and images for this early reader audience. Readers will be smitten and swooning with this tender and funny book in this artful and accessible series. As an added bonus, learn how to make a valentine to share in the back of the book!

About the Author

Wong Herbert Yee lives in Michigan, where he writes and illustrates books for children including the Mouse and Mole series and the Fireman Small series. For a complete list of books by Wong Herbert Yee, visit For more information about Wong, visit his Web site at

Praise For Mouse and Mole: Secret Valentine (reader) (A Mouse and Mole Story)

"Rush out and treat newly independent readers to this heartwarming tale that brings a satisfying end to the arc of Mouse and Mole's relationship."

"This heartwarming, early chapter book unfolds with perfect pacing, and every word advances the plot, provides information, or delivers humor. A delightful addition."
School Library Journal

"This romp of an early reader acknowledges that a first crush can feel every bit as momentous as a more long-term love."
Publishers Weekly

"[A] gentle, simply written tale. . . A pleasant entry in the Mouse and Mole series."

"Full of blushing cheeks, butterflies-in-stomachs, and goofy grins, the seventhy title in the Mouse and Mole beginning reader series celebrates Valentine's Day with a mouse-gets-mole romantic comedy in four chapters."
The Horn Book Magazine