The Lost Mitten (I Like to Read Comics) (Hardcover)

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Rabbit and Mouse find a mitten! But who could it belong to? Join the two friends as they journey through the forest in this graphic novel for emerging readers.

An ALA Best Graphic Novels for Children Reading List Selection

Oh no! A lost red mitten. Rabbit and Mouse want to return the mitten, but first they’ll have to figure out who it belongs to. Squirrel? No. Badger? Nope. As they continue through the forest and meet new creatures, Rabbit and Mouse are excited to find the real owner. They’re doing a good deed!

But when the time comes, can Rabbit give up the mitten? Red is his favorite color, after all! With a knowing ear and eye for the moods of young children, Jannie Ho has crafted a tale about doing the right thing (even if it’s hard) for young readers with bright colors and cute woodland figures. Simple panels and targeted vocabulary will aid beginning readers as they enjoy the gentle banter between true friends. 

I Like to Read® Comics are perfect for kids who are challenged by or unengaged in reading, kids who love art, and the growing number of young comics fans. Filled with eye-catching art, humor, and terrific stories, these comics provide unique reading experiences for growing minds. I Like to Read® Comics, like their award-winning I Like to Read® counterpart, are created by celebrated artists and support reading comprehension to transform children into lifelong readers.

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

About the Author

Born in Hong Kong and raised in Philadelphia, Jannie moved to New York to study illustration at Parsons School of Design. After working as a graphic designer and an art director at many fun places such as Nickelodeon, Scholastic, and TIME Magazine for Kids, she decided that illustration was her true calling. Jannie (also known as Chicken Girl) now specializes in illustrating for the children’s market, with her work appearing in both trade and educational books, magazines, toys, crafts and digital media. She currently lives in Boston, MA with her husband and daughter.

Praise For…

"An easy and accessible book for even the youngest reader. . .  A great addition to a terrific series."—School Library Journal

"The relatable allure of a newfound object coupled with a familiar friendship and constant, zany action should engage new readers. The graphic-novel format offers expressive illustrations that support  straightforward text. . ."—Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780823453153
ISBN-10: 0823453154
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: November 7th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: I Like to Read Comics
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