Mouse decides to hide inside a bright red backpack...and ends up at school! He explores a world full of colors, letters, and numbers and more until, at last, Mouse discovers his favorite thing about school. Friends!
Young readers are sure to enjoy Lauren Thompson's simple, energetic text and Buket Erdogan's sweet, playful illustrations as they learn to recognize words and begin to read on their very own!
Lauren Thompson is the author of several picture books, including the popular Mouse’s First series, Little Quack series, and the Wee Little series. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Apple Pie That Papa Baked as well as Leap Back Home to Me; Chew, Chew, Gulp!; and Hop, Hop, Jump! She lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn, New York.
Buket Erdogan has always been inspired by vibrant colors and children’s art. She has illustrated the New York Times bestselling Mouse’s First series and the Calico series. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Publisher: Simon Spotlight (June 28, 2011)
Length: 24 pages
Grades: P - K
Ages: 3 - 5
Lexile ® 210L
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