Book List in Order: 17 titles


  • Once upon a time, Little Red set off into the woods to catch a wolf . . .But the woods aren't all they seem - and are there even any wolves left? Mini Grey re-imagines the classic Little Red Riding Hood fable in an entirely new way. Can Little Red he...




  • Meet Space Dog, Astrocat, and Mousetronaut in this hilarious adventure about teamwork and unexpected friendship from the award-winning creator of Traction Man. Space Dog is zooming through Cake Space on the SS Kennel when he receives the first of...





  • "Ratatouille" meets Sherlock Holmes in this heartwarming story of mystery and adventure, acceptance and friendship, by the acclaimed creator of "Traction Man" and "Toys in Space". Hermelin is a special little mouse. He was born in a box of chee...



  • That summer night, the toys were left outside. . . . For the very first time, the Wonderdoll, the helpful wind-up robot, the thoughtful green dinosaur, and the rest of their plucky gang lie in the grass, gazing up at the stars. But one star seems bri...



  • In this new and exciting Traction Man escapade, the can-do action toy and his faithful pet Scrubbing Brush are headed to the Wide Ocean. Adventure is on the horizon for our daring duo, along with new challenges -- and new friends -- to meet. There's ...



  • Three friends, Dog, Cat, and Mouse, live happily -- or so they think -- in their beach hut by the sea until one night a mysterious Stranger, bearing gifts from the Winds of Change Trading Company, blows into their little world and turns it upside dow...








  • Now for something completely different from Mini Grey!A mother hen tells her chicks about the egg that wanted to fly. “The egg was young. It didn’t know much. We tried to tell it, but of course it didn’t listen.” The egg loves looking up at t...



  • THAT SQUARE-JAWED CAN-DO action toy, Traction Man, is back in another hilarious adventure. The little boy, Traction Man, and his brave pet, Scrubbing Brush, are inseparable—until the boy’s father throws the “unhygenic” Scrubbing Brush in the ...



  • Any child who loves cookies will enjoy this inventive tale of Ginger Bear, a cookie in the shape of a bear, who sets out to avoid being eaten. As she did with Traction Man Is Here! and The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon, Mini Grey has created a...



  • Mini Grey’s spin on the nursery rhyme classic “Hey diddle, diddle, the cat and the fiddle” is a love story of sorts that starts when “the dish ran away with the spoon.” In the midst of the Great Depression, Dish and Spoon become rich and fa...



  • This work presents a delicious new treat from the brilliant Mini Grey, creator of "Egg Drop" and "The Pea and the Princess". When Horace bakes a biscuit in the shape of a bear, little does he know that his edible treat is going to turn into Biscuit B...



  • Traction Man—wearing combat boots, battle pants, and his warfare shirt—comes in a box, but very quickly finds the way into the imagination of his lucky boy owner. This superhero searches for the Lost Wreck of the Sieve as the boy makes a game of ...



  • Everyone knows the story of the princess and the pea. But has anyone stopped to think about how the pea underneath the mattresses might have felt? No. So here, for the first time, straight from the pea, is the truth about this much-loved, oft-repeate...



  • When it comes to sorting out a Real Princess from a Fake Princess, the famous pea-under-the-mattress test is tried-and-true. But for those of you who may have wondered how anyone could feel a tiny garden-variety pea under the weight of twenty mattres...


Award-Winning Books by Mini Grey

The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon
2007 Greenaway Medal -- Illustrator
Traction Man Is Here!
2005 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award -- Fiction & Poetry
2005 NAPPA Gold Award -- Preschool/Kindergarten