This well-loved Little Critter picture book has become a modern classic. It's the tale of a father-and-son camping trip filled with Little Critter's mistakes and good intentions. In spite of difficulties, however, the happy father and son manage to put up their tent, catch fish for dinner, and sleep beneath the stars. In spite of minimal text, the story is full and rich, with endearing illustrations from start to finish.
In this all-time classic illustrated storybook, a small woodland creature goes on his first camping trip with his father. Perfect for boys and girls ages 3 to 7, this humorous and cute story details Little Critters journeylearning how to catch fish, putting up a tent, and finally, sleeping beneath the stars with his father.
MERCER MAYER began writing and illustrating children's books in 1966, and since then, he has published over 300 titles. Readers can open almost any of his award-winning books and out may pop dragons, cuddly monsters, wonderful creatures, and endearing critters. Drawing from his own childhood adventures for inspiration, Mayer created one of childrens books most cherished characters, Little Critter. He currently lives in Connecticut.