Little Critter

Little Critter

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name = Little Critter
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author = Mercer Mayer
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series = Little Critter
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genre = children's books
picture books
publisher = Little Golden Books
release_date = 1975 - current
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Little Critter is an anthropomorphic animal character created by Mercer Mayer. According to the official website, his animal species is just a Little Critter even though he, some friends, family and others like him looked like hamster-guinea pig hybrids. Originally, his home area was going to be populated by others of his species but the author put other known species of animals like skunks, rabbits, raccoons, tigers, etc. Little Critter first appeared in the 1975 book "Just for You". This book is sometimes mis-titled "Just for Yu" because of the childlike mistake on the front cover (see picture). Since "Just For You" Little Critter has been featured in over 200 books. Mercer Mayer is still releasing books, CD-Roms (including the Living Books series), toys, and more featuring Little Critter.

elected bibliography

For a more complete list of Little Critter related books see the bibliography of Mercer Mayer. All of the following are by Mercer Mayer unless otherwise noted:
*"Just For You" (1975) ISBN 0-307-12542-4
*"Just Me and My Dad" (1977)
*"The New Baby" (1980)
*"All by Myself" (1983)
*"Just Go To Bed" (1983)
*"Just Grandma and Me" (1983)
*"Me Too!" (1983)
*"Merry Christmas Mom and Dad" (1983)
*"Just Grandpa and Me" (1985)
*"Just a Mess" (1986)
*"Just a Daydream" (1989)
*"Just Me and My Mom" (1990)
*"Just Going to the Dentist" (1990)
*"Just Me and My Cousin (1992) (Gina & Mercer Mayer)
*"Just A Gum Wrapper" (1993; with Gina Mayer) ISBN 0-89577-766-5
*"Just Big Enough" (2004; with Gina Mayer) ISBN 0-06-053963-1
*"It's Easter, Little Critter!" (2007; with Gina Mayer) ISBN 0-06-053974-7

Links and references

[ Little Critter's official website]

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