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The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear : Child's Play Library Series - Don Wood

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

Child's Play Library Series


Published: 15th February 1987
For Ages: 2 - 4 years old
Ships: 7 to 10 business days
7 to 10 business days
RRP $12.95

Who likes strawberries? The mouse does. The bear does. But the reader plays the key role.

First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear...How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry.

About The Author

Gorgeous double page pastel pictures with a mouse whose facial expressions will delight young readers have kept this book in print for years. Easy to read text tells the story of a little mouse who will do anything to save his strawberry from the big hungry bear. Don Wood is a previous Caldecott award winning illustrator.


Favourite childhood memory


My children's favourite book and know I have started the tradition with my own grand babies!!!!

Hawkesbury, NSW, Australia

Love this book


My daughter had this book as a child and absolutely loved it, always joining in with the story. I have now purchased it for a great nephew and I'm sure he will enjoy it too.

South Australia

I have bought this book several times!


I read this many times to my children and now read it to my grandchildren. Fabulous language, exciting story and great illustrations. One of the best!



This book shares a valuable lesson to all children.


This is a story I have shared with all my children and it has a very important message to convey.

Sydney, Australia


A Must 'Read Aloud' Book


The illustrations and matching text '(with enthusiasm written right in) make this a must for reading aloud from about 2.5 years. My adult children still remember this one fondly and now I'm reading it to my grandchildren!

Sydney, Au


Such a beautifully illustrated childrens


Beautiful artwork and a sweet story



Young Children love it!


I worked with children for many years and the 3 year olds loved having this book read to them. It holds their attention, it has humour and the pictures are great. I am giving this book to my daughter for Christmas.

Brisbane, AU


The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

4.7 7


ISBN: 9780859530125
ISBN-10: 0859530124
Series: Child's Play Library
Audience: Children
For Ages: 2 - 4 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 15th February 1987
Publisher: Child's Play International Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.8 x 24.5  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.23