cover image Mouse's First Summer

Mouse's First Summer

Lauren Thompson. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, $12.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-689-85835-2

In Mouse's latest adventure, Mouse's First Summer by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Buket Erdogan, the diminutive hero and pal Minka explore all aspects of a summer picnic, from red watermelon under the blue sky to the white, brown and purple of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The colorful day ends with a bright fireworks show at night.