The freshness of the If You Give a... series is diminished only slightly as the sequels pile up. The dazed and earnest look on the face of the mouse's long-suffering friend makes a marvelous foil for the mouse's high-spirited expressions. Adult readers will chuckle as they recognize the ephemeral passions of a child, while children will simply love the unfolding chain of events. A perfect Christmas read-aloud for the impetuous youngster on your list. (Ages 4 to 8) --Emilie Coulter
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I bought this as a gift for my granddaughter and she loves it! Felicia Bond captures mouse's expressions like no one else can. Read morePublished 25 days ago by The Barnesboro Dweller
The story is cute - as with all of the mouse stories, the more you give the more he wants. The physical book, however, was a little more banged up than I expected and took almost... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jamie Villeneuve
My 2 1/2 year old son's previous all time favorite book was "The Best Mouse Cookie" and has been for the last 1 1/2 years. Read morePublished 1 month ago by My 2 cents
As good as all the other If you take... books. Grandchildren love them.Published 4 months ago by Margaret Terrell
I love the whole If you...series. I don't usually like animal stories, but Numeroff makes the characters so likable. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sunshine on A Rainy Day
This book was purchased to add to my collection of Laura Numeroff books. Her stories totally amuse my grandchildren and the illustrations are equally colorful .Published 9 months ago by g votava