Books by Wong Herbert Yee

Released: Sept. 5, 2011

Mouse and Mole prepare for Halloween in the sixth book of Yee's popular series.

In the first chapter, Mouse excitedly decorates for the holiday. Read full book review >

MOUSE AND MOLE: A WINTER WONDERLAND by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

Yee follows his Geisel Honoree Mouse and Mole: Fine Feathered Friends (2009) with a four-chapter story told through controlled text and charming litho-pencil-and-gouache illustrations characterized by gentle humor and great warmth in the characters' relationship, if not in their snowy surroundings. Read full book review >

ABRACADABRA! MAGIC WITH MOUSE AND MOLE by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 22, 2007

Mouse and Mole, friends who could be buddies with Frog and Toad, are back in this four-chapter book for new readers. Read full book review >

DETECTIVE SMALL AND THE AMAZING BANANA CAPER by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: April 23, 2007

The creator of Fireman Small offers an equally diminutive gumshoe on the trail of a slippery thief. Read full book review >

WHO LIKES RAIN? by Wong Herbert Yee
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

Young kids who don't already appreciate rain may change their minds after experiencing this small picture book that exuberantly pours on, in verse, the watery delights of a rainy day in April. Read full book review >

UPSTAIRS MOUSE, DOWNSTAIRS MOLE by Wong Herbert Yee
Released: Sept. 26, 2005

The creator of the Fireman Small series introduces a new pair of characters: a female mouse and a male mole who are neighbors in the same tree. Read full book review >

A SMALL CHRISTMAS by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 27, 2004

It's Fireman Small to the rescue once again. Read full book review >

FIREMAN SMALL by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

He may be pint-sized, and he may be tired after a busy day at the firehouse, but Fireman Small puts on the turbocharger when he smells smoke coming from a vent in this madcap story—the third starring Fireman Small. Read full book review >

HAMBURGER HEAVEN by Wong Herbert Yee
Released: March 1, 1999

Overhearing that her job at the diner might be eliminated, Pinky Pig sets out to discover new ways to improve customer satisfaction. Read full book review >

FIREMAN SMALL TO THE RESCUE by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1998

Fireman Small To The Rescue ($4.95; Mar. 1998; 14 pp.; 0-395-88122-6): When the alarm sounds, Fireman Small responds quickly. Read full book review >

THE OFFICERS' BALL by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

The coffee-drinking, torte-nibbling Officer Hippo has his mind on one thing: how to get through the requisite Officers' Ball despite not knowing how to dance. Read full book review >

MRS. BROWN WENT TO TOWN by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1996

``When riding her bicycle down the street,/A terrier tasted Mrs. Brown's feet.'' That's the innocuous beginning of Mrs. Brown's troubles; a bicycle crash leads to a stay in the hospital. Read full book review >

BIG BLACK BEAR by Wong Herbert Yee
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

Out of the woods he comes, to knock on a door and beg, ``Give me some FOOD and a Big Soft Chair!'' The little girl lets him in, only to discover that he's ``a BIG BAD BEAR with no MANNERS at all!'' Muddy footprints, an upended piano, and a shower of the jellybeans he's greedily munching are just the beginning: ``I'm a BIG BLACK BEAR, and I do as I please!'' Fortunately, a much bigger bear turns up to set things straight and exact an apology (``PLEASE excuse me. Read full book review >