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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

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A boy gives a mouse a cookie, and now the mouse wants milk to go with it. The boy agrees and offers some milk. But the mouse now wants a straw to drink. Next, the mouse asks for a napkin to wipe his mouth. But it doesn't stop there.

We picked the book since it is a modern classic. The book is widely read and provides a humorous depiction of what occurs when a mouse is given a cookie. The little boy's simple act causes him to spend the entire day with the mouse, exhausting him. The visuals complement the story nicely.

Laura Joffe Numeroff's book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, illustrated by Felicia Bond, is a circular narrative that revolves around a young boy, a mischievous mouse, and a simple cookie that will tickle any child's funny bone and spark their imagination.

Originally published: 1985

Author: Laura Joffe Numeroff

Illustrations: Felicia Bond

Rating basis (of 5.0): Story (5.0), Characters (5.0), Writing Style (5.0), Illustrations (4.0), Cover (4.0) & Ease (5.0)

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