Little Mouse’s Holiday

Reading material

Finnish edition

Original title: Pikku hiiren puolukkamatka

Published: 2018

Publisher: Tammi

Class/genre: Picture Book

Pages: 48 pp.

Part of a serie: Little Mouse

Little Mouse and Mommy Mouse take the train together to the countryside to stay at their cottage on an island, pick berries, heat the sauna and cook sausages over a campfire under the starry skies. It’s a real treat for a little city mouse!

Rights sold:

FINLAND, Tammi (Original publisher)
AUSTRALIA, Scribble/Scribe
CHINA, Beijing Yuntu Tech
ESTONIA, Rahva Raamat
FRANCE, Carbourakis
NEPAL, Kathalaya
NEW ZEALAND, Scribble/Scribe
RUSSIA: Lenizdat
UK, Scribble/Scribe

Riikka Jäntti

Riikka Jäntti, a 2003 graduate of Helsinki’s School of Art and Design, now part of Aalto University, is a Helsinki-based illustrator and author who has created art for both nonfiction and fairy tale books for children. Her first children’s book was published in 2005. Jäntti is best known for the adorable Little Mouse series that has been sold to 13 territories, including Australia, Nepal, and China !

In her illustrations she uses pen and ink as well as watercolor and gouache. In 2009 Jäntti won the first ever Tieto-Lauri, an award for children’s and juvenile non-fiction, for her illustrations in Viidakkotanssi (Jungle Dance). The book was written by Markku Löytönen about the explorer Rafael Karsten in Ecuador.

Author photo by Veikko Somerpuro.


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