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The Mitten

The Mitten

by Jim Aylesworth Illustrated by Barbara McClintock
When a little boy loses a mitten in the snow, a passing squirrel finds it's the perfect place to warm his icy toes. So he squeezes inside. But he's not the only animal with that idea. How many animals can fit inside a little boy's mitten? Jim Aylesworth's rollicking rhyming refrains and Barbara McClintock's delightfully expressive characters are sure to make this book every child's storytime favorite.
3, 4, 5, 6
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 1
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Book Type
Cumulative Tale
Number of Pages
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Jim Aylesworth Children's author Jim Aylesworth uses the elements that kids like in a story, such as loud sounds, rhythms, and rhymes.
Barbara McClintock Barbara McClintock is an internationally renowned author and illustrator of more than 40 picture books. Her most well-known books include "The Gingerbread Man" (written by Jim Aylesworth) and her Adele & Simon series.

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