Torrentz will always if you take a mouse to the movies pdf you. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is a classic children’s book written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond first published in 1985. Described as a “circular tale”, it is Numeroff and Bond’s first collaboration in what came to be the If You Give series.
A boy gives a cookie to a mouse. The mouse asks for a glass of milk.
Next he wants to take a nap, have a story read to him, draw a picture, and hang the drawing on the refrigerator. Looking at the refrigerator makes him thirsty, so the mouse asks for a glass of milk. The circle is complete when he wants a cookie to go with it. Author Laura Numeroff has often said in interviews that the idea for the story came to her during a long car trip she took with a friend from San Francisco to Oregon.
She narrated it as they drove and later wrote it down. Felicia Bond to illustrate it.
The text was interpreted by illustrator Felicia Bond to show the increasing energy of the mouse, with the little boy being run ragged by the end of the story. The art was praised by School Library Journal for its “meticulous attention to detail”, and was executed with vibrant colors of blended pencil in a complex process of layering magenta, cyan, yellow, and black on separate sheets, which were then assembled during printing.
Bond describes rushing to get the sketches done before leaving town with her boyfriend and that the energy of the mouse evolved from that excitement. She has mentioned on numerous occasions that the little boy in the book was her boyfriend, Stephen Roxburgh, as a child.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie quickly became established as a popular favorite and is today considered a contemporary classic. A series of sixteen titles followed. They have been translated into more than thirteen languages. The If You Give series has garnered numerous awards, and their popularity is witnessed by their consistent presence on The New York Times Best Seller List.
Charles Schulz created two Peanuts strips about If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, and in 2000 Oprah Winfrey chose If You Give a Pig a Pancake as one of her favorite things in 2000. She also included it on her list Oprah’s Favorite Things from A-Z in that same year.
If You Give a Moose a Muffin” was the answer to a question on Jeopardy! The books have been adapted into plays for children’s theaters.