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Mouse Went Out to Get a Snack

Mouse Went Out to Get a Snack

by Lyn Rossiter McFarland Illustrated by Jim McFarland
A mouse counting on a snack A peckish mouse on the hunt for a light snack - something like a piece of cheese - climbs up the table and finds a feast fit for a king. He prepares an enormous platter filled with everything from chicken legs to tacos to cupcakes - and of course there's cheese, too. However, the cat is onto him, and a chase ensues as the mouse desperately shoulders his smorgasbord back to his hole - but it's too small! All the food flies up, up, up, landing on the unfortunate feline. All except the cheese, that is, which bounces safely into the mousehole. In addition to being a happy adventure with the simplest of texts and hilarious pictures, there is the bonus of counting the items of food the mouse piles on - and later loses - from the single cheese portion up to the ten slices of chocolate cake.
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.6
Lexile Measure
90L
DRA
12
Guided Reading
G
Publisher
Farrar Straus Giroux
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Adventure, Comedy and Humor, General Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Lyn Rossiter McFarland
Jim McFarland

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