Little Mouse has a lot of things to do today ...and he can do them all by himself! It's an exciting day for Little Mouse. His friend Pip is coming over to visit. But first, there are chores to do around the house, like cleaning, laundry, and cooking lunch. Little Mouse is determined to help Mummy Mouse with all of them. And after that - playtime! The second picture book from well-loved Finnish author/illustrator Riikka Jantti to feature Little Mouse - the small kid with the big personality - Little Mouse Helps Out is sure to become another read-aloud favourite.
Riikka Jantti is a Helsinki-based illustrator and author who has created art for both nonfiction and fairy tale books for children. Beyond Finland her works have been published in Swedish, Danish, Japanese and Chinese. In her illustrations she uses pen and ink as well as watercolor and gouache. In 2009 Jantti won the first ever Tieto-Lauri, an award for children's and juvenile non-fiction, for her illustrations in Viidakkotanssi (Jungle Dance). Lola Rogers is a freelance translator living in Seattle. Her published translations include Purge, a novel by Sofi Oksanen; Antti Tuomainen's thriller The Healer; and numerous works of poetry and fiction for Female Voices of the North, Words without Borders, World Literature Today, and other publications.