Check out these fun books with mouse protagonists! Dancing mouse, cookie-eating mouse, loud voice mouse, counting mouse, detective mouse! The stories are fun and engaging. There are also nonfiction books to teach kids about these helpful rodents. This age-wise booklist includes mouse picture books, chapter books, and series with mice characters. Suitable reads for toddlers to early elementary.

15 Best Children’s Books About Mice

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A list of adorable 15 children’s books about mice. Find them in your local library or bookstore. If unavailable locally, you can click on the links or images below to purchase from Amazon.

Picture Books about mouse

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Jumping Mouse


Age: 4 – 8 years |

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The Passover Mouse


Age: 3 – 7 years |

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Happy Easter, Mouse!


Age: 1-3 years |

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Mice on Ice


Age: 4 – 8 years |

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Winnie And Fred In The Bakery


Age: 4 – 8 years |

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The Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse


Age: 3 – 7 years |

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Pippa’s Passover Plate


Age: 4 – 8 years |

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Who Wants To Play With Little Mouse?

A lonely mouse ventures out to find some friends. Thus starts a fun rhyming and interactive story.

Let your little one practice counting along with the mouse, as it goes on finding animals after animals. (Ages 2-5 years)

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Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Lilly brings her new plastic purse to school, to show off. Check out what happens when her teacher takes away the purse.

This fiction story teaches kids about kindness, controlling emotions, respecting teachers. (Ages 3-7 years)

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About Rodents

is a nonfiction picture book introducing kids to the world of rodents. It includes 18 beautiful pages of rodents in their natural habitats.

The text is minimal with detailed pictures. (Ages 3-7 years)

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

is a bestseller book. A hungry nouse shows up at your doorstep. You decide to give him a cookie. Read the chain of events that follow.

The text is rhyming. It is a fun fictional read for toddlers and preschoolers’ storytime. (Ages 2-5 years)

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Dancing Day (Angelina Ballerina)

is about how Angelina Ballerina spends her favorite ballet day. From dance practice at school to watching real ballet performances, it is a fun day indeed!

A nice and cozy board book to tuck in your little one. (Ages 2-5 years)

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Little Mouse’s Big Breakfast

is a funny story about a hungry little mouse searching for breakfast. Apple, blueberry, sugary treats, cheese, pickle – there is just so much food.

The words are simple. Illustrations are big and bright. A good book for beginner readers. (Ages 3-7 years)

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The Adventures of Reggie Mouse and his Forest Friends

. Reggie Mouse and his friends are curious to find two strange new Yoomans in their forest. The friends decide to investigate further and meet Laura, the Frog.

Children learn about water bodies, mountains, Spring season in the process. The book ends up with everyone doing fun stretches together.

An engaging read for early elementary kids. (Ages 4-8 years)

Chapter Books & Series About Rats

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The Mouse and the Motorcycle

is the first book for the series. In this book, Ralph wants to ride a shiny red toy motorcycle.

There are plenty of obstacles, but the mouse is determined. This is a fun classroom read-aloud. (Ages 5-9 years)

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Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris

Clairs, the stylish little mouse wants to move to Paris and realize her fashion dreams.

But when she finally takes the leap, Claris finds it rough. Read how she makes her dream come true.

Check out other books from this series with the mouse character. The text rhymes and the illustrations are beautiful. (Ages 3-8 years)

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Stuart Little

This classic story by E. B. White, needs no introduction. Read about the rodent Stuart, who lives with a human family in New York.

Stuart’s adventure stories have entertained generations of kids for decades. An easy chapter book for beginner readers. (Ages 5-8 years)

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A New Friend (The Adventures of Sophie Mouse)

This popular mice book series is a literary masterpiece.

It is Springtime and Sophie Mouse is eager to start her school after winter break. But there is a new student, Owen snake. Read how Sophie Mouse helps her classmates understand that Owen is not scary at all.

A charming chapter book for Kindergarteners and above. (Ages 5-9)

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Walter the Lazy Mouse


Age: 6 to 9 years |

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A Mouse Called Miika


Age: 8 to 12 years |

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Magic With Mouse And Mole


Age: 4 to 7 years

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The Karate Mouse

Read the interesting story about how Geronimo Stilton prepares for the World Karate Championship. And he had just one week to do that!

This book provides kids with a thorough introduction to the karate world.

Check out all the other books from this popular mice chapter book series. All the books are educational and entertaining. Each one tackles a specific topic. (Ages 7-10 years)

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Mouse Scouts

Follow the mouse scout friends as they complete one challenge after another to earn badges.

The story is fun and interesting. The book is strikingly illustrated in black and white. Also includes handbooks, diagrams, games, activities, and more.

A perfect book for a girl scout (Ages 7-10 years)

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The Great Mouse Detective Mastermind

Read about the great mouse detective – Join Basil, as he goes on solving mysteries. He lives in the cellar of Sherlock Holmes’s house.

This boxed set is the collection of the entire mouse detective series. (Ages 6-9 years)

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is a charming read about a little mouse with a big voice. And he loves cheese!

The text is cleverly written and the illustrations are funny. It is classic literature from Richard Wilbur. (Ages 7-12 years)

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The City Mouse and the Country Mouse – read aloud

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