If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 25th Anniversary Edition

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HarperCollins, May 9, 1985 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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If a hungry little traveler shows up at your house, you might want to give him a cookie. If you give him a cookie, he's going to ask for a glass of milk. He'll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache, and then he'll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim....

The consequences of giving a cookie to this energetic mouse run the young host ragged, but young readers will come away smiling at the antics that tumble like dominoes through the pages of this delightful picture book.

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User Review  - heidi.donner - LibraryThing

This would be a wonderful book to teach cause and effect sequencing. It is for ages K - 1st grade. The illustrations are wonderfully done and will catch the children's attention. It is about a mouse ... Read full review

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A cute short little story about a mouse asking for more than a cookie. Read full review

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About the author (1985)

Laura Numeroff is the author of many books for young readers in addition to the If You Give... series, including The Chicken Sisters and Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster. She lives in Los Angeles, CA where she loves to ride horses, read biographies, and play with her pets. A portion of her royalties will be donated to First Book, a national nonprofit organization that promotes children’s literacy.

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