Item description for Just Me and My Mom (Little Critter) (Look-Look) by Mercer Mayer...
Overview When Little Critter and his mother spend the day together in the city, they visit museums, go shopping, and eat out
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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.8" Width: 7.9" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Oct 9, 2001
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
Grade Level Pre School
Edition Random House
Series Little Critter
ISBN 030712584X ISBN13 9780307125842 UPC 033500125843
Availability 1128 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 19, 2017 07:08.
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More About Mercer Mayer
Mercer Mayer began writing and illustrating children's books in 1966, and since that time, he has published over 300 titles. Open almost any of the award-winning author/illustrator's books, and out may pop dragons, cuddly monsters, wonderful creatures, and endearing critters. "Most of my books are about things that happened to me when I was a little kid," says Mercer. "Now that I'm a big kid, I write about things that happen now, especially with my own children. They always help remind me of what it was like." Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Mercer Mayer spent his childhood hunting lizards and snakes in the swamps near his home. During his teenage years, he attended the Honolulu Academy of Arts. He later received additional training at the Art Students League in New York City. Upon completion of his studies, he set out with pen and ink to write and illustrate a collection of children's books, reflecting many of the adventures he experienced as a child. In 2007, Mr. Mayer was commissioned by Laura Bush to create the artwork used for the National Book Festival held on September 29 on the National Mall. He was an honored guest to the event, giving a demonstration and autographing hundreds of books for fans who attended.
Mercer Mayer currently resides in the state of Connecticut. Mercer Mayer was born in 1943.
Mercer Mayer has published or released items in the following series...
Boy, a Dog, and a Frog
Golden Look-Look Book
Golden Look-Look Books
I Can Read Books: My First
I Can Read Books: My First Shared Reading
I Can Read! My First Shared Reading (HarperCollins)
I Can Read!: My First Shared Reading
Little Critter (8x8)
Mercer Mayer's Little Critter (Board Books)
Mercer Mayer's Little Critter (Hardcover)
Mercer Mayer's Little Critter (Paperback)
Mercer Mayer's Little Critter (Pb)
My First I Can Read - Level Pre1 (Quality)
My First I Can Read Little Critter's - Level Pre1 (Hardback)
My First I Can Read Little Critter's - Level Pre1 (Paper)
New Adventures of Mercer Mayer's Little Critter (Paperback)
Reviews - What do customers think about Just Me and My Mom (Little Critter) (Look-Look)?
Our favorite book! Dec 21, 2007
My son and I love this book. As a single mom, I love being able to read a cute story with my son that focuses strictly on mom-n-me time.
I personally think the above poster's assessment that the little critter is misbehaving and breaking rules is rather silly. He's just little and didn't know any better! The point of reading these stories with your children is to teach them the difference between right and wrong. They afford us those opportunities!
Thumbs up on this one!
Sweet Aug 6, 2007
Mercer Mayer always captures the sweet moments in life that we over look as adults. This story shares the fun adventure a Mom can have with her child one on one with a special trip out. He also captures the small mishaps that can come out of a little one's eagerness to help and curiosity about the world around them.
very disappointing Mar 2, 2007
We have several other critter books that our daughter just loves. This one however was very disappointing. This book has the little critter acting up and mis-behaving. This is very different from our other Mercer Mayer books where misfortune befalls our hero becuase he is a little boy being clumsy or because he is being 'helpful'. Reading a book which encourages the child to run away from his mom in crowded places, ignore rules and break things is not funny - it is just stupid. After two reads, we traded in our copy at the local used book store.
My Mom Feb 12, 2006
When I was three or four years old, I saw this book in the window of a book store and asked my mother to buy it for me. Fifteen years later, the book still brings me incredible joy. Beyond the events in the story itself, it represents the connection between a child and his mother; she is analogous to the giving tree in the Shel Silverstein book. She created me, and with that creation, created the incredible world as I am now able to see it through the eyes and mind that she created. Despite any and all of one's faults (losing a train ticket, making a mess in the museum and the fancy restaurant), mother still lives with unconditional love and dedication to the child (smiling off the faults, buying more train tickets, eating a hot dog from a vendor instead of the fancy restaurant). A wonderful book, truly makes one appreciate the world and its female creator.
Love this book still Jan 2, 2006
This is not much of a review, but as a 20-something I still give accounts of this book to others as being one of my all time favorites. It's a must read.