Author(s): Riikka Jantti
"A day in the life of a toddler is a busy one - as all parents know - and Little Mouse's day is no exception. Between getting dressed, going to childcare, eating dinner, and making time for splashing in puddles, Little Mouse has a lot to do a and a lot to say 'no' to! This warm and humorous picture book from well-loved Finnish author/illustrator Riikka Jontti introduces Little Mouse - a small kid with a big personality - who parents and childen will relate to instantly. In Little Mouse, everyday life combines with the wonder of early childhood to produce a captivating story that's sure to become a read-aloud favourite."
Riikka Jantti is a Helsinki-based illustrator and author who has created art for both nonfiction and fairy tale books for children. Beyond Finland her works have been published in Swedish, Danish, Japanese and Chinese. In her illustrations she uses pen and ink as well as watercolor and gouache. In 2009 Jantti won the first ever Tieto-Lauri, an award for children's and juvenile non-fiction, for her illustrations in Viidakkotanssi (Jungle Dance).