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The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

Written & illustrated by Audrey Wood and Don Wood
Published by Child's Play
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7.0 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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1984-01-01
Publication Date
24
Pages
2-6
Target Age

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First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear…How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry.

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Quotes from This Book

  • “Now, that’s one red, ripe strawberry the big, hungry Bear will never get!”

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B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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7.0 / 7.0

One of my absolute favorite children’s books growing up, and it continues to be a favorite! As a fellow strawberry lover, I love the suspense the story builds with mouse thinking the big, hungry bear is going to come after his perfectly ripe and juicy strawberry. Simple, classic tale!

Grammy
English Degree, Former SAHM, Grammy Extraordinare
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7.0 / 7.0

I have long loved this book and read it literally hundreds of times. The likable Little Mouse, loaded with personality, expends great effort and imagination to protect the strawberry from the thieving bear. Use of varying font sizes cues the reader and adds to the drama and suspense as do the delightful illustrations. There is one illustration in particular, where the mouse is desperately tugging on the stem of the strawberry, in which the manner of illustrating–visual vibrations– communicate perfectly the mouse’s actions. With plenty of suspense and humor along the way, this story has a satisfying ending, although it does leave one wondering just who has been speaking to the mouse.

Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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Who Wrote The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

author & illustrator
Audrey Wood

Don and Audrey Wood are the husband-and-wife creators of many beloved books for children, including the best-selling classic The Napping House, The Full Moon at the Napping House, Heckedy Peg, and King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub, a Caldecott Honor book. The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii.

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author & illustrator
Don Wood

Don and Audrey Wood are the husband-and-wife creators of many beloved books for children, including the best-selling classic The Napping House, The Full Moon at the Napping House, Heckedy Peg, and King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub, a Caldecott Honor book. The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781846434037
Publication Date:
May 1, 1998
Original Publication Date:
January 1, 1984
Word Count:
148
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1109824065
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1846434033
Scholastic Level:
I
ATOS® Book Level:
1.5
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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