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If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Joffe…

If You Give a Moose a Muffin (original 1991; edition 1991)

by Laura Joffe Numeroff (Author)

Series: If You Give ... (2)

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Chaos can ensue if you give a moose a muffin and start him on a cycle of urgent requests.
Title:If You Give a Moose a Muffin
Authors:Laura Joffe Numeroff (Author)
Info:Scholastic (1991), Edition: First Edition, 29 pages
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If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff (1991)

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    Knots by R. D. Laing (raizel)
    raizel: Similar logical difficulties and vicious circles at a different level of sophistication. If you give a moose a muffin, he needs lots of stuff including a muffin which requires the same lots of stuff ad nauseum. In Knots, your behavior is based on your world view and you world view is based on your behavior and changing either one is difficult.… (more)

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A fun prediction book.
  nicolecoronel | Nov 16, 2021 |
E was not amused with anything other than the bright green end pages. Soooo we'll stick with board books for longer

Interestingly enough, I realized that I probably learned the wrong lesson from this series, years ago. I, for various reasons, always identified with the little boy and thought the moral was to learn to say no when what the author probably wanted, all along, was to teach a lesson about wanting things.

Glad I didn't completely miss that message... ( )
  OutOfTheBestBooks | Sep 24, 2021 |
I love almost all of Numeroff's stuff. ( )
  wetdryvac | Mar 2, 2021 |
I love this book. LOVE IT. ( )
  kares | Dec 16, 2020 |
  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Laura Numeroffprimary authorall editionscalculated
Bond, FeliciaIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chu, Brian Wei-Rensecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Fraser, StephenIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mlawer, TeresaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Alice and Emily, the two best sisters anyone could ever possibly want! L.J.N.
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If you give a moose a muffin...
When he opens the door and feels how chilly it is, he'll ask to borrow a sweater.
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