Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Adventures With Little Critter!

Check out Mercer Mayer's lovable character in these popular books.
 
Cover image for Just Lost!
Just Lost!
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer , Gina Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer , Gina Mayer

Little Critter, his mother, his sister and his baby brother go shopping at the mall.  After Little Critter stops to tie his shoe, he cannot see his family and goes on an adventure to find them.

Read More
Cover image for I Just Forgot
I Just Forgot
by Mercer Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer

It's raining and Little Critter remembers his raincoat but forgets his boots. At home he takes a bath but forgets to use soap. Young readers will chuckle and empathize with Little Critter as he struggles to remember what he is supposed to do.

Read More
Cover image for Just a Mess
Just a Mess
by Mercer Mayer

When Little Critter loses his baseball mitt, his mother tells him to look in his room. Will Little Critter be able to find anything in his messy room?

Read More
Cover image for When I Get Bigger
When I Get Bigger
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer

Little Critter is looking forward to growing up because there will be many things that he will be able to do.

Read More
Cover image for All By Myself
All By Myself
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer

In this simple, sweet, and very human picture book, Mayer's popular Little Critter shows us all the things he can do by himself, from tying his shoes (almost) to pouring his own juice (and only spilling a little).

Read More
Cover image for Just Grandpa and Me
Just Grandpa and Me
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer

Little Critter needs a new suit. To do some shopping, Grandpa takes him on a train to the city, where they have many adventures.

Read More
Cover image for Just for You
Just for You
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer , De Rocher Illustrated by Mercer Mayer

Little Critter really wants to do something special for his mother. But when he tries to mow the grass, he's too little; and instead of taking a nap, he jumps on the bed. Will Little Critter ever be able to find something that he can do for his mother?

Read More
Cover image for My Trip to the Hospital
My Trip to the Hospital
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer

When Little Critter breaks his leg in a soccer game, he has to make his first trip to the hospital. Follow brave Little Critter as he rides in an ambulance, meets the doctor, and gets his first X-ray and his first cast.

Read More
Cover image for Just Me and My Little Brother
Just Me and My Little Brother
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer

Little Critter can't wait until his little brother gets big so they can do everything together.

Read More
Cover image for What a Bad Dream
What a Bad Dream
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer

In his dream, Little Critter turns into a monster that is so scary that he can do whatever he wants, but he discovers that he does not like being alone.

Read More
Cover image for Just Grandma and Me
Just Grandma and Me
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer

Mercer Mayer's Little Critter and Grandma spend a fun day at the beach.

Read More

Find Just-Right Books

Sponsor Spotlight