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  • Bibliography:
    24 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    September 1999
  • Latest Book:
    October 2024
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Full Series List in Order

A Bear and Mole Story

1 - Spring is Here! (Feb-2011)
2 - Kite Day (Feb-2012)
3 - Off We Go! (Aug-2013)
4 - All for a Dime! (Sep-2015)

Book List in Order: 24 titles



  • Did you ever wonder who rides the zoo train early in the morning? Climb aboard and join the mischievous, sleepy, and playful baby animals on their way to the children’s zoo. The engineer has to get them there before the first busload of children ar...



  • The farmer and his wife are so intent on preparing for the birth of their baby, they don't notice that their animals are acting a little . . . unusual. During the day, the animals moo and quack and neigh as always. But at night, when the farmer and h...



  • It is the first day at Mulberry School and everything is going wrong for one shy little pig. Embarrassed and upset by the morning's mishaps, he decides he would rather hide under the mulberry bush than play with the other children. Luckily, he soon m...



  • All is quiet in the stable, except for Baby Owl. "Whooo is the new baby sleeping in the nest below? he asks his mother, and "Where are his feathers?" As Baby Owl listens to Mama Owl's patient answers, he learns all about the Holy Child and the bright...



  • What can you do with a box? You can make a bug box or a hatbox or a hide-and-seek box. But just imagine all the fun and adventure you can have with a book box. You can explore the world and beyond! That's just what a creative little elephant discover...



  • Louie the pig doesn?t love school, and school doesn?t love him. He draws when he should be studying, and the other pigs taunt him for falling behind. But he keeps drawing?mostly pictures of his mother?s childhood in Paris: the convent school where sh...



  • When Old Rooster leaves the farm to live with his sister, young Harold takes over the job of waking the farm animals each morning. But Harold has a soft voice, and nobody can hear his cock-a-doodle-doo. Then one evening, the sky lights up and a mirac...



  • Spring fever is catching in this vibrant story of friendship. Sniff. Sniff. Sniff. Spring is in the air. Mole can smell it. But Bear is still asleep after his long winter nap. How will Mole wake up Bear so they can celebrate together? When a knock...



  • It’s fun to see a picture and figure out the word it stands for. Some people call this kind of picture puzzle a rebus. Children will have fun guessing some of the words in twenty Mother Goose rhymes. It’s not hard! There are clues on every page i...






  • On a windy spring day, what do Bear and Mole decide to do? Why, fly a kite, of course! But first they have to build one. They design, measure, and finally construct their kite. With a zoom, zoom, zoom the kite soars up, up, up in the air. But when a ...



  • In the third endearing Bear and Mole adventure, Bear helps his friend learn to ride a bike without training wheels. But even with Bear's support, Mole grows frustrated and wants to give up. Gentle Bear tells Mole, "I think you can," and Mole summons ...



  • Down by the barn, early in the morning, a farmer drives his tractor, stopping along the way to pick up a calf, then a chick, then a pig. The group of animals grows and grows until at last they reach their destination...and find a surprise. Charming i...



  • Filled with charm and fun, this wordless picture book from a beloved illustrator lets kids tell their own version of the story. One wintry day, a hat lands on the head of a newly made snowman and brings him to life. Hiding inside the hat is a rabb...



  • Will Hillenbrand's endearing characters are back with a new adventure that introduces a delightful new friend. It's Market Day! Bear has picked delicious blueberries. Mole has dug up yummy worms. Their friend Skunk made a new kind of perfume she ...



  • A girl who can’t seem to stop knitting and a sheep who just can’t say no star in this captivating new rendition of the well-loved nursery song. As a host of characters from nursery rhymes receive wonderful handmade gifts, poor Black Sheep’s coa...



  • WILL HILLENBRAND'S beloved Bear and Mole are back for a fifth adventure! It's a beautiful summer afternoon, and Mole wants to stay outside and watch the stars turn on. Bear suggests they hike up to Camp Tiptop and stay the night. They pack--stuffi...



  • There's a new superhero on the scene--Mighty Reader is here to inspire every reader!

    It's Hugo's first day of school, and the shy beagle pup is eager to make friends. But when the teacher asks his new buddy Barkley to read an unfamiliar book,...



  • Santa is ready to leave on Christmas Eve, but he can’t find the reindeer anywhere. Dasher is busy dashing, Donner is dozing, and Cupid is crooning. It isn’t until Santa remembers their annual tradition -- reading a Christmas story together -- ...



  • Giant pencils, angry textbooks, and a no-good, awful test are threatening students. It's time for super dog Mighty Reader to save the day!It's the night before a big test at school and pup Lulu's worries have come to life in a horrifying nightmare. H...






  • Mighty Reader and pal Inky are up for a daring quest battling riddle-speaking dragons in this latest adventure from the reading superhero dog!When pup Inky can’t find the right book to read, super dog Mighty Reader comes to the rescue! He picks...



  • For fans of Katy and the Big Snow, meet everyone’s hero, Little Red—a pick-up truck with a mighty spirit and a heart of gold. He’s determined to help his many vehicle friends in this winter holiday offering that includes foil o...



  • A young mouse’s shortcut home turns into a fantastical journey guided by a mysterious guardian in this wintery tale with a breath-taking double gatefold surprise.When a blizzard closes the library early, Hubert decides to take a shortcut home throu...



  • Little Red—a heroic pickup truck who can fix anything—is determined to help his many truck friends in this autumn-themed seasonal follow up to Little Red, perfect for fans of The Leaf Thief. "Not only an...



  • Meet everyone’s hero, Little Red—a pick-up truck with a mighty spirit and a winning heart. He’s determined to help his many friends, including Santa Claus! The annual tree lighting is one of the most beloved nights of...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Will Hillenbrand has published 24 books.

The next book by Will Hillenbrand, Little Red Saves Christmas, will be published in October 2024.

The first book by Will Hillenbrand, Down by the Station, was published in September 1999.

Yes. Will Hillenbrand has 1 series.