Laura Numeroff was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie was published in 1985 after nine rejections. Mouse is now in its 62nd printing. Her If You Give books have been on the New York Times Best Sellers list, sold over 4.5 million copies, been translated into 14 languages, and won a Quill award.
MFOB FEATURED BOOK: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (ages 4-8)
If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he’ll 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…. With its rhythmic text and circular tale, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is a beloved classic that’s perfect for story time and beginning readers.