Laura Numeroff attended Pratt Institute intending to become
a fashion designer. She instead took a class on writing and
illustrating books for children and is now the author of
more than 25 books including the popular best-selling If You
Give a____ series. Favorites of children as well as parents
and teachers, the series puts children in semi-parental
roles with unexpected and demanding animal guests. If You
Give a Mouse a Cookie (1985) was the first in the series.
The most recent book in the series is If You Give a Pig a
Party (HarperCollins, 2005). Recipient of a Parents Choice
Award, Ms. Numeroff lives in California.
Books:If You Take A Mouse To The Movies, October 2009
If You Give...
If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give...), September 2005