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If You Give A Cat A Cupcake

If You Give A Cat A Cupcake
Written by Laura Numeroff
llustrated by Felicia Bond

Hardcover, 32 pages.
Ages 3-6

He's back! This lovable creature is back for his first debut. Once upon a time, an adorable cat featured in "If You Give a Pig a Party" is now the star of his very own book. This is just one of the clever stories of the best selling series by Laura Numeroff.

How much trouble could a cat with a cupcake cause? Oh, you just wait! Read along and find out how hard this little bugger pushes his luck. Written in the form of "this is what happens when..." The other main character of this short story is a bright young girl, who is forced to oblige to the cat's many needs. She is easily relatable for young readers.

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake is an excellent choice for teaching children a lesson or two without them even knowing. With the cat continuously being unsatisfied, hence his need/want to have something more, the young girl responds. Long story short, every action has a consequence. It is hard for children to grasp this concept, realizing every decision they make stems a different outcome, so reading this story will repeatedly hammer this into their head (safely!).

For example: Cat wants cupcake, cat wants sprinkles, cat spills sprinkles, and cat must clean it up. (In simplest terms) In the future, hopefully this story will pop into their head just as their marker is about to draw on your newly painted walls.

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