Serie: Little Mouse

Reading material
Finnish edition; English edition

Adorable picture book series about a little mouse and his everyday adventures.


FINLAND: Tammi (orig.)
AUSTRALIA: Scribble/Scribe
CHINA: Beijing Yuntu Tech
ESTONIA: Rahva Raamat
FRANCE: Cambourakis
NEPAL: Kathalaya
NEW ZEALAND: Scribble/Scribe
PORTUGAL: Harper Collins Iberica
RUSSIA: Lenizdat
SPAIN (Spanish): Harper Collins Iberica
SPAIN (Catalan): Harper Collins Iberica
UK: Scribble/Scribe

Book 6: Little Mouse’s Summer – coming in 2020
Summer holiday is full of fun: going to the amusement park, playing by the beach and visiting the art museum. Buying strawberries and ice cream, and going to the cinema when the weather is too hot. Little Mouse knows that one must enjoy the summer, because it doesn’t last forever.

Book 5: Little Mouse’s Winter
Winter is here and Little Mouse enjoys playing outside. But his fun
is interrupted by piano lessons. And why do all the other kids have
phones and lots of collectable toy figures? Luckily mom has lots of fun
activities that will make him happy again.

Book 4: Little Mouse’s Holiday
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!

Book 3: Little Mouse’s Christmas
Christmas is coming and Little Mouse can’t wait for Christmas Eve.
Luckily there are all kinds of wonderful preparations to be made, from
cooking to choosing the Christmas tree.

Book 2: Little Mouse Helps Out
Little Mouse’s friend Pip is coming over to visit. But first, there are
chores to do around the house, like cleaning, laundry and cooking
lunch. Little Mouse is determined to help Mummy Mouse with all of

Book 1: Little Mouse
A day in the life of a toddler is a busy one and Little Mouse’s is no
exception. Between getting dressed, going to daycare, eating dinner,
and splashing in puddles, Little Mouse has a lot to do … and a lot to
say ‘no’ to!

Serie author: 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.

Books on this serie

Riikka Jäntti

The Mercurial Mouse

2015, Picture Book

Riikka Jäntti

Little Mouse Helps Out

2016, Picture Book

Riikka Jäntti

Little Mouse’s Christmas

2017, Picture Book

Riikka Jäntti

Little Mouse’s Holiday

2018, Picture Book

Riikka Jäntti

Little Mouse’s Winter

2019, Picture Book