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Amusing Picture Books You and Your Child Will Cherish

Posted about 1 year ago by Maria RT

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

If you give a mouse a cookie by Laura Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond

One of the most popular and beloved books in the 101 Picture Book Challenge is “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” The kind gesture of sharing a cookie could not have predicted the chain reaction of logical demands to generate such a funny story. Whimsical illustrations fill the pages with very detailed pictures of an adorable mouse full of energy and a boy who tries to keep up with it. I like how this book ends because it leads to a plea of “reading it again, please!” Just like cookies, who can eat just one? Help yourself to several servings of this book. We are not counting calories here.

Borrow it from the Library:

Book | Spanish | DVD

Audience:

Ages 4-7 | Grades PreK-2

More Fun Books by Laura Numeroff

These fun, colorful picture books are great for ages 4-7 or grades PreK-2.

If you give a mouse a brownie written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felecia Bond
If you give a dog a donut written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond
If you give a pig a pancake written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond
If you give a cat a cupcake / written by Laura Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond
If you give a moose a muffin / by Laura Joffe Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond
If you take a mouse to school / by Laura Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond
If you give a pig a party / by Laura Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond
If you take a mouse to the movies / by Laura Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond

What is the 101 Picture Book Challenge?

The 101 Picture Book Challenge is for anyone at any age. Librarians hand picked the titles on the list which includes classics, new titles and everything in between.

101 Picture Book Challenge - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

To get started, register online. You can track your progress online or if you prefer a paper log booklet, pick one up at your neighborhood Library. The books are organized into categories but you can read the books in any order and at your own pace. When you read all 101 titles, you earn a free picture book (while supplies last).

This is the latest in a series of blog posts exploring some of the things we love about these books.

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