Book List in Order: 43 titles


  • It’s always a beautiful day when Mouse and Minka come to play! Minka loves Mouse and shows it in this charming Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read book about siblings! Mouse spies his sister Minka acting very mysterious. She’s collecting shiny red paper...



  • On a crisp autumn day Mouse and Minka celebrate fall by jumping in a pile of leaves in this adorable Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read book about fall! One cool fall day, Mouse and Minka come out to play! They are greeted by red, yellow, orange, and brown...



  • On a bright sunny day Mouse and Minka celebrate summer with a picnic in the park in this beautiful Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read book about summer! One sunny summer day, Mouse and Minka head outside to play! They decide to go on a picnic in the park w...



  • "Good night, you, and good night, me. Good night kisses one, two, three." Bunny says "good night" to the drowsy world, from the bluebells and pansies to the turtledove and ducklings in a row. Featuring beautiful watercolor illustrations by ...



  • On a warm, windy day Mouse discovers splashing frogs and fluttering birds in this beautiful Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read book about spring! One bright, sunny day Mouse and Momma head outside to play. The wind blows in something feathery and plump -- ...



  • On a bright, snowy day Mouse discovers sledding, skating, and making snow mice in this beautiful Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read book all about winter! When Mouse and Poppa venture into the great outdoors, they discover all the seasonal pastimes that ma...



  • This Little Lamb may be the shyest animal on the farm, but he is also one of the most lovable. Whether he learns it from the hoot of the wise old owl or the song of the jolly red robin, this little guy will see that being shy doesn't stop him from me...



  • Live large on the farm with Little Chick in this board book edition of a sweet story from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Thompson. Little chick may be the smallest chick on the farm, but she doesn’t know it. What she does know is that ...



  • Settle down with Little Bunny in this board book edition of his hop-along adventures. Little Bunny just can’t sit still. It’s not that he doesn’t want to hear the tortoise’s story or play with the fox. He just can’t seem to stay in one p...







  • A polar bear cub explores her artic world and finds something new--a friend. Companion to New York Times Best Illustratedbook /New York Times bestselling book. On a chill, bright morning, a polar bear cub awakes inside her cozy den. She hears the ...



  • Early one morning, Mouse follows his sister around the house. She's making something special. It's red and lacy and very pretty. Snip! Snip! Snip! What will it be? ...



  • A long time ago and far away--although it could be here, and it could be now--a boy threw a stone and injured a girl. For as long as anyone could remember, their families had been enemies, and their towns as well, so it was no surprise that something...



  • Get moving and have some fun with this invigorating picture book romp from bestselling author Lauren Thompson. Bestselling Little Quack author Lauren Thompson and acclaimed illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka have teamed up to show just how much fun mov...



  • One starry night, a cow watches over her calf, a nanny goat watches over her kid, and a pig watches over her piglet. For this one moment, every family in the animal kingdom is peaceful, just like Mary and Joseph watching over their own newborn nearby...



  • 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 enjo...



  • Bestselling Little Quack author Lauren Thompson and acclaimed illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka have teamed up to show you just how much fun eating can be. Crunching, munching, gobbling, or guzzling--there are so many different ways to do it! And you can...



  • A little frog’s first leap out into the world is a big, scary thing. But luckily, mama is always there to catch him when he comes home. As the leaps get bigger, frog gets braver -- and before he knows it, he’s soaring out to the moon and beyond! ...



  • Join Little Quack on an alphabetical adventure! Kids will love learning their letters as Little Quack and his sister, Widdle, spy an ant, butterfly, caterpillar, and much more! This padded format featuring new text and art is perfect for young reader...



  • Join Little Quack and as he and his brother Puddle explore various opposites: up and down, big and small, loud and quiet, and much more! This padded format is perfect for young readers. ...







  • Scholastic will publish a special paperback edition of Hope Is an Open Heart by Lauren Thompson with two brand-new photos from Haiti. Scholastic is donating $50,000 to Save the Children's Scholastic Education Recovery Fund in connection with the publ...



  • Wee Little Bunny just can't sit still. It's not that he doesn't want to hear the tortoise's story or play with the fox, but he can't seem to stay in one place long before he has to hop, hop, hop off and play. The only person who can get him to calm d...



  • Best-selling author, Lauren Thompson, and Best-selling Caldecott Honor Book artist Jon J Muth join forces to present a story that is filled with the magic, wonder, and love of Christmas.Far, far North, when the nights are longest and the stars shine ...



  • Join Little Quack and his sister Widdle as they learn their numbers during their exciting adventure! Little Quack will melt readers' hearts as he counts from one butterfly to five bees and then back down to one Mama Duck! This padded board book is a ...



  • Join Little Quack and his sister Piddle as they explore the colorful world around them! Children will love learning their colors as Little Quack encounters bright red ladybugs, oozy brown mud, sweet, yellow buttercups, and much more! The padded board...



  • What’s a cat to do when left all alone at home?  Why, invite the neighborhood cats over, of course!  A quiet afternoon for one quickly becomes a party for twenty.            Lauren Thompson’s clever verse will guide young listener...



  • This wee little lamb may be the shyest animal on the farm, but he is also one of the most lovable. Whether he learns it from the hoot of the wise old owl or the song of the jolly red robin, this wee little guy will see that being shy doesn't stop him...



  • Wee Little Chicken is the smalles of all his new brothers and sisters. Will he let that stop him from climbing the highest, running the fastest, and chirping the loudest? No way - when he puts his mind to it, Wee Little Chicken just might show all of...




  • One cool day Mouse and Minka venture out to play. From leaves of all colors -- red, yellow, orange, and brown -- to leaves of all shapes and sizes -- from pointy to round -- Mouse learns that fall is a season full of fun! And before the day is done h...







  • Widdle, Waddle, Piddle, Puddle, and Little Quack think there's nothing more fun than playing with one another. But one day a new creature splunks into their pond. HE RIBBITS, HE LEAPS, AND HE'S GREEN! At first Little Quack is shy. But pretty soon h...



  • One cold day Mouse and Poppa venture into the clear white world. From sledding down hills, to skating across the ice, to meeting fluffy angels, Mouse finds that wintertime is full of surprises. And before it's time to go ome, Mouse just might have ti...



  • Day is done. For Widdle, Waddle, Piddle, Puddle, and Little Quack that means time for B-E-D! But there's blinking, hooting, and swaying in the night that's keeping everyone awake! Mama wants to know when it will finally be BEDTIME? Find out in this...



  • One bright day, Mouse and Momma head outside to play. The wind blows in something feathery and plump -- a bird, and something wiggly and pink -- a worm, and something green, who hops and leaps -- a frog. But before it's time to go back inside, Mouse ...



  • A polar bear cub . . . A nighttime journey . . . A bedtime story of love and wonder.One keen, clear night, a polar bear cub wakes inside her warm den. Something in the moonlit stillness quietly beckons. What is it?The little cub sets out for the snow...



  • Mouse and Minka invite YOU to celebrate summer with a picnic in the park. Roll down the hill on tickly green grass. Fly kites fluttery high in the sky. And don't forget juicy watermelon! But before it's time to go home, a summer surprise sparkles...



  • Ready, set, go! The ducklings are playing hide-and-seek. By the time Mama counts to ten, everyone has found a hiding place...except for Little Quack. Where should he hide? Laugh along with the cutest duck family around as Little Quack's silly hidin...



  • A heartwarming holiday story that has special meaning in today's world.Winter has come early to the city, and by the time Christmas week arrives, Grace and her mother feel as if the cold wind will never stop blowing. Times are hard for everyone this ...



  • Late one winter night, Mouse discovers new sights, smells, and tastes: sweet and sparkly cookies, jingly and glinty bells, and lots of boxy and ribbony presents. Mouse doesn't know what any of it means, until a whiskery and jolly guest arrives with a...



  • Join Mouse on a spooky fall night. He hears bats flying, leaves falling, and children singing, "Trick or Treat!" What can it mean? Find the answer in this sturdy board book edition of the best-selling picture book....







  • One bright morning, Mouse discovers a whole new world. There are colors to paint with: red, yellow, blue and letters to spell with: A B C and best of all, new friends to play with! Wherever could they be?...



  • Little Quack is a duck out of water. As his brothers and sisters splish, splash, and splosh their way into the pond behind their mama, he is left all alone on the shore. Little Quack wants to join his family. Can he find the courage to be a very smal...





Complete Series List in Order

Little Quack

Little Quack's Bedtime (Feb-2005)
Little Quack's New Friend (Jan-2006)
Little Quack Counts (Jul-2009)
Little Quack Loves Colors (Jul-2009)
Little Quack's ABC's (Jul-2010)
Little Quack's Opposites (Jul-2010)

Mouse's First

Mouse's First Day of School (Jul-2003)
Mouse's First Halloween (Sep-2003)
Mouse's First Christmas (Oct-2003)
Mouse's First Summer (Jun-2004)
Mouse's First Spring (Feb-2005)
Mouse's First Snow (Nov-2005)
Mouse's First Fall (Sep-2006)
Mouse's First Valentine (Dec-2012)

Polar Bear

Polar Bear Night (Oct-2004)
Polar Bear Morning (Jan-2013)

Wee Little

Wee Little Chick (Jan-2008)
Wee Little Lamb (Feb-2009)
Wee Little Bunny (Feb-2010)

Award-Winning Books by Lauren Thompson

Apple Pie That Papa Baked
2007 Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) -- Recommended
The Christmas Magic
2009 NAPPA Gold Award -- Preschoolers & Up
Little Quack
2003 NAPPA Gold Award -- Preschool/Kindergarten
Little Quack's Bedtime
2005 NAPPA Gold Award -- Babies & Toddlers