Skip to main content
Deveaux, Alexis
Na-ni waits all day with much excitement for the mailman to bring his mom's welfare check. He is going to get a bike!But, his plans fall through when a thief breaks into his mailbox and steals it.

Le Guin, Ursula K.
A young boy is taken by trolls and his older sister tries to find him with the help of her magic wooden horse. The red mare comes to life and they rescue her brother from the troll's high mountain.

Potter, Beatrix
Two mice raid a little girl's doll house, while the dolls are out one day. They break the dolls belongings and take some things. In the end, the two bad mice have to pay for everything they broke and clean up the mess they made.

Harris, Leon
Maurice the mouse comes from the Louvre in Francis to live at a Neiman-Marcus store in America. Richard, the store's chairman, finds him and they become good friends. Maurice tries out all of the toys. When someone tries to steal a diamond necklace, Maurice catches the thief.

Allard, Harry//Marshall, James
An old man and his three old pets needed someone to look after them. The wolf came and helped them get their spirits up. The man and his cats did not know that the wolf was wanted for bank robbery. The wolf was set free because he was so nice to the old man and they all lived happily ever after.

Stone, Bernard//Steadman, Ralph
Some mice find their store empty. Toothy Mouse and Inspector Mouse travel to the club and the pier to find their stolen cheese.

Rose, Gerald
A really skinny tiger does not feel part of the jungle, so he leaves home to live with a human family as a rug. He protects the family when robbers come into the house.

Pilkey, Dave
The Tosis family has a dog named Hally. Hally is a wonderful dog except that she has very bad breath. When Mr. and Mrs. Tosis cannot take Hally's bad breath anymore they decide to give her away. The kids try to fix the problem by taking her to a mountain top to see the view, a movie, and a carnival to ride a roller coaster in the hopes that they will take Hally's bad breath away but nothing works. That night two burglars break into the house but when Hally kisses them the burglars pass out from the smell and Hally and her breath are, heroes!

Meddaugh, Susan
Martha, a dog, eats alphabet soup and learns to talk. Her talking becomes annoying until it saves their home from a robbery.

Novak, Matt
Elmer is late for work so in his hurry he does not shut his door. While he is at work, animals and then a robber come in his house. The animals scare away the robber. When Elmer gets back, he does not even realize that anyone was ever there.

Paul, Anthony
General MacTiger is the most magnificent animal in the forest, until he loses his stripes. His friend, the Python, stole them and now General MacTiger has to find a way to get them back.

Manushkin, Fran
Buster loves buttons and even goes so far as to take them right off of people's clothing. Finally, a little girl and her dog set Buster straight.

Titus, Eve
Anotale, a mouse, has to be a hero and save the children of his village from a musician. The musician steals the children so he can use them in his symphony. The mice end up escaping because they trick one of the musicians.

Oakley, Graham
Two church mice are kidnapped for use as astronauts. As they are about to be launched to the moon, their caretaking cat rescues them.

Soule, Jean//Soule, Nancy
A mouse stows away on a pirate ship but it is attacked and begins to sink. He grabs some treasures and returns safely to land to make a prosperous living.

dePaola, Tomie
Bill and his friend Pete go on a field trip down the Nile. They are in for a surprise when they encounter a jewel thief and save the precious jewel from being stolen.

Keats, Ezra Jack
Louie goes out to search for a father and sees all kinds of people. Finally, he finds a music box. A man thinks he stole it so he chases Louie and takes him home. Louie's mom and the man end up getting married.

Small, David
Paper John is a man who everyone loves. He also has a great talent for making things out of paper. He runs into a devil who appears in town as a thief. Paper John captures the devil before it destroys the town.

Collington, Peter
A little girl dreams a story. She dreams her little angel and soldier boy come alive to save her coin from the pirates who stole it. (A Wordless Book)

Bang, Molly
A man with a passion for strawberries gives an old lady some strawberries to take home. On her way home, the strawberry snatcher tries to steal her strawberries. After failed attempts, the strawberry snatcher settles on eating blackberries from a nearby bush. (Wordless book)

Plume, Ilse
Four animals were growing old and useless to their owners so they decide to run away and become musicians. Along their journey, they chase away robbers and find their place to stay forever.

du Bois, William Pene
Duke wants to buy Otto, a giant dog. Duke is offered one million dollars for the pup, but he turned it down. Duke and Otto go to Texas where Otto catches three bad guys stealing oil.

McPhail, David
Stanley leaves his comfortable country home in search of adventure and fortune. He meets characters who manipulate him and others who treat him will.

Cox, David
Abigail is a little girl who bosses everyone around. On her stagecoach ride to Narrabri, a robber tries to steal all of the passengers' valuables. However, when he encounters Abigail, she yells at him and calls him Bossyboots. He listens to her and gives up all the loot.

Nixon, Joan Lowery
Tom is adopted by Shirley and Claude, and he hopes that they will adopt his sister, Bessie. Bessie and Shirley make a great team of catching crooks. Bessie spots them, and Shirley stops them. Bessie makes a great deputy and new daughter.

Macaulay, David
A chicken crosses a road. This starts a whole series of events which eventually come back to the beginning to explain why the chicken crossed the road.

Rosenberg, Liz
Patrick Edward's mother is known as a monster all over town. One day, Patrick's mother sends him out to get strawberries. On his way home, three bullies steal the strawberries. Monster Mama is so upset that she teaches the boys a lesson, and they think of her as Cool.

Ross, L
A little old man's wish before his death is to attend his granddaughter's wedding and see her happy with her new husband. His journey is plagued with troubles and his gift of pearls is stolen.

Ahlberg, Janet and Ahlberg, Allan
While Buglar Bill is out stealing, he takes a box. When he gets home, he finds that there is a baby in the box. When Burglar Betty is robbing Bill, she discovers that he has her baby. They decide to stop stealing and get married.

Nixon, Joan Lowery
Shirley and Tom are a lonely old couple until Tom comes to stay with them. Shirley tries to make pie but everytime she tries, robbers come. The pie is so bad it makes them all sick.

Yolen, Jane
A ring is stolen before a royal wedding. The only person who can crack the case is Piggins who is at his home.