Behind the walls of the George W. Bigg home live the Littles, a family whose tallest member measures six inches. The Littles get their living by appropriating whatever they need from the giants whose home they share, but everything gets tricky when some mice decide the Littles might make a nice snack. Tom Little says, “Why don’t we just try taming the cat?” Uncle Pete sighs in disbelief, “Do you hear what the boy is saying? He’s gone soft in the head. A cat has never been a friend to a Little. I can tell you that.” Read The Littles to find out what happens. h the wagon train’s arrival in Oregon.