Little Critter Copes with the Good, the Bad...and the Unlucky! Readers will empathize with Little Critter as he suffers through a spell of bad luck. Little Critter finds a penny and can't wait for his luck to appear. Unfortunately, he drops his critterberry ice cream, falls down, and gets a flat tire. The string of bad luck continues into the next day, when the cafeteria serves creamed chicken with peas on toast. Just when Little Critter fears that he'll be unlucky forever, Grandpa steps in with a special surprise!