IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE Laura Joffe Nummeroff ILLURATED BY Felicia Bond P1: If you give a mouse a cookie P2: He’s going to ask for a glass of milk. P3 When you give him the milk, P4: He’ll probably ask you a straw. P5; When he’s finish ,he’ll ask for a napkin. P6: Then he’ll want to look in a mirror To make sure he doesn’t Have a milk mustache. P7: When he looka into the mirror, He might notice his hair needs a So he’ll probably ask For a pair of nail scissors. trim. P8: When he’s finish giving himself a trim, He’ll want a broom to sweep up. He’ll start sweeping. P9: He might get carried away and Aweep every room in the house. P10: He may even end up washing the floors as well! P11: When he’s done, He’ll probably want to take a nap. P12: You’ll have to fix up a little box for him With a blanket and a pillow. P13: He’ll crawl in, Make himself comfortable And fluff the pillow a few times. He’ll probably ask you to read him a stoty. P14: So you’ll read to him from one of your books, And he’ll ask to see the picture. P15: When he looks at the pictures, He’ll get so excited he’ll want to draw One of his own, He’ll ask for paper and crayons. P16: He’ll draw a picture P17: P18: When the picture is finished. P19: He’ll want to sign his name P20: With a pen P21: Then His he’ll want to hang picture on your Refrierator Which means he’ll need P22: Scotch tape P23: He’ll hang up his drawing And stand Looking back to look at it. at the refrigerator Will remind him that P24: He’s thirsty P25: So ````````` P26 He’ll ask for a glass of milk. P27: And chances are if he ask for A glass of milk P28: He’s going to want a cookie to go with it.