Thematic Reading List: National Sugar Cookie Day- July 9
Here’s a baker’s dozen of cookie themed picture books.
|Sugar Cookies: sweet little lessons on love
By: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Baking cookies teaches us many lessons about life and love. Includes a recipe for sugar cookies.
|Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar?
By: George Shannon
Shows children how many people it takes to get a cookie to the cookie jar- from farmers in the field growing grain to a mom and daughter mixing the dough. Includes recipe for sugar cookies.
|Cookie Count & Bake
By: Debora Pearson
Activities and recipes that illustrate concepts about numbers and geometric shapes.
|If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
By: Laura Numeroff
The story of how a mouse who is given a cookie begins to ask for more things, starting with a glass of milk to go with his cookie.
|All in Just One Cookie
By: Susan E. Goodman
Grandma has special visitors coming so she makes a batch of cookies for them. Grandma’s helpers are her cat and dog who tell interesting facts about where cookie ingredients originate.
|The Greatest Cookies Ever
By: Rose Dunnington
A kid-friendly collection of 75 cookie recipes. Offers tips on using equipment, safety, reading recipes, and substituting ingredients. Includes straightforward, easy-to-follow, numbered directions, and bright color photos.
|Cookies: a Mr. & Mrs. Green adventure
By: Keith Baker
When Mr. Green wakes up from his nap, he finds fresh baked cookies and a note that says they are terrible and not to eat them.
|The Cookie Fiasco
By: Mo Willems
There are only three cookies and four hungry friends to share them with. This is not good. This is not equal!
|May I Please Have a Cookie?
By: J. May Morris
Alfie, a young alligator, learns the best way to ask for a cookie from his mother.
|Milk and Cookies
By: Frank Asch
While spending the night at Grandfather’s house, Baby Bear dreams of feeding milk and cookies to a dragon.
|Who Ate All the Cookie Dough?
By: Karen Beaumont
Kanga and her friends try to discover who ate all her cookie dough.
|Cookiebot!: a Harry and Horsie Adventure
By: Katie Van Camp
When Harry and his best friend Horsie build a robot that can reach the cookie jar for them, it goes out of control and wreaks havoc around the city.
|The Cow Loves Cookies
By: Karma Wilson
While all the other animals on the farm enjoy eating their regular food, the cow chooses to eat the one thing that she loves best. Written in rhyme and repetition.