A selection of some of our favorite books suitable for kids under twelve.
The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Beverly Cleary) - A young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check into the Mountain View Inn.
The Borrowers (Mary Norton) - The Borrowers features a family of tiny people who live secretly in the walls and floors of an English house and "borrow" from the big people in order to survive.
Caps for Sale (Esphyr Slobodkina) - The story follows the life of a cap salesman who wears his entire stock of caps on his head.
The Cat in the Hat (Dr Seuss) - The story of a cat who wears a red and white-striped hat and a red bow tie. The Cat shows up at the house of Sally and her brother Conrad one rainy day when their mother is away to entertain them.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (Laura Joffe Numeroff) - If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he'll ask for a glass of milk.