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Charlie & Mouse

Book 1 (Classic Children’s Book, Illustrated Books for Children)

Laurel Snyder, Emily Hughes (Illustrator)


List Price: 14.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/31/2018)
Paperback (4/2/2019)


Four hilarious children's stories, two inventive brothers, one irresistible and award-winning beginner chapter book. Join Charlie and Mouse as they talk to lumps, take the neighborhood to a party, sell some rocks, and invent the bedtime banana. With imagination and humor, Laurel Snyder and Emily Hughes paint a lively picture of brotherhood that children will relish in a beginning chapter book format; making this a perfect book for young readers graduating from picture books.

Praise For Charlie & Mouse: Book 1 (Classic Children’s Book, Illustrated Books for Children)

"Filled to the brim with sincere, slice-of-life sibling moments."-The Horn Book Magazine

"Four ebullient linked stories introduce the two eponymous brothers and their down-to-earth family."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Plenty of repetition, short sentences, and wide spacing provide effective scaffolding for beginning readers."-The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Charlie and Mouse has to be one of our favorites of the entire year, so far. It so easily elicits giggles!"--The Children's Book Review

Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year

Washington Post Best Children's Books of the Year

"Sweet and funny."--The Wall Street Journal

"Utterly endearing."--Julie Danielson, Kirkus Reviews

"Relatable and endearing with a touch of humor."--Imagination Soup

Honor Book

"A top-notch early reader, with words and art in perfect step."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Read On Wisconsin! State Reading List 2018-2019

"Delightful" - School Library Connection

"You can't get much sweeter than these two irresistible brothers who make their own fun." --Common Sense Media

Chronicle Books, 9781452131535, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 11, 2017

About the Author

Laurel Snyder is the author of many books for children. She lives and writes in a small yellow house in Atlanta, Georgia, which she shares with her husband and two sons.

Emily Hughes is an illustrator (and sometimes writer) who lives in windy Brighton, England.