Any Room for Me?

Loek Koopmans

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  • Steady, rhythmic language makes this the perfect seasonal story to read aloud on a winter's evening
  • Soft illustrations give warmth and gentle humour to this charming tale
  • From the illustrator of The Little Christmas Tree and The Pancake who Ran Away

A woodcutter drops his mitten in the forest on a winter's morning and it becomes a warm house for a mouse. But what will happen as more and more creatures come across the cosy shelter? A new edition of a heart-warming classic tale.

254 x 210 mm
Floris Books
Picture Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
24 pages
Publication date:
16 Jul 2020
2nd edition


One cold winter morning, a woodcutter drops his mitten in the forest. What a perfect cosy house for a little mouse!

But the forest is home to lots of creatures. The frog, the hare, the fox and the boar want to share too, but then the biggest animal of all comes along...

Soft illustrations, gentle, rhythmic language and a heart-warming message about sharing make this the perfect book to read aloud on a winter evening. A classic story from the creator of The Little Christmas Tree and The Pancake who Ran Away.


Loek Koopmans was born in the Netherlands in 1943 and studied at the Academy of Art and Design in Arnhem. He illustrates picture books, writes stories and is a painter, and in 1993 and 1996 he won the Dutch Award for best illustrated book. He is the author and illustrator of the children's books Any Room For Me?, The Pancake That Ran Away and Frog, Bee and Snail Look for Snow, and The Little Christmas Tree (all Floris Books).

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