The Little family is surprised when their second child arrives – a mouse. Stuart Little, two inches high, lives with his mother and father and older brother George, a cat named Snowbell, and a temporary resident bird named Margalo. Stuart valiantly embarks on all sorts of adventures, showing a colorful personality and bold character. At one point, Margalo leaves the Little home, having narrowly escapes being eaten by a friend of Snowbell, the cat. Stuart sets off to find Margalo and while he’s at it, seek his fortune. The excitement, philosophy, and wisdom of Stuart continue to the very end of the story. Written by acclaimed children’s author E.B. White, Stuart Little is considered a classic in children’s literature, and is sure to spark readers’ imaginations.

Published 1945, Harper & Brothers

If you like this story, you may like Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White