It’s summertime in the Oak Forest. School is out and long play days are in. But summer, like every other season, has its challenges and disappointments for Geraldine Woolkins, a young mouse.
She struggles with feeling different from other creatures in the Oak Forest, and with overcoming her fears—especially when she can’t understand why she’s afraid. But in the midst of her challenges, Geraldine discovers that books, family, and friends, as well as Very Very Big Hands, will carry her through.
Ten stories follow the Woolkins mouse family—Papa, Mama, Geraldine, and Button—from July, with its hot and dry days, to September, with its first whispers of autumn.