Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan

By Sarah Weeks; Jane Manning (Illustrator)
(HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780061170829, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

“Get up!” cries Mac. “It’s hot outside.

So hot we need to take a ride. The bus will take us to the sea. Get up now, Cheese, and come with me!”

Best friends Mac and Cheese are back—and this time, Mac wants Cheese to go to the beach with him. But oh, no, Cheese doesn’t like the beach at all! Mac finally convinces Cheese that the sea is the place to be. So with their bags packed, the friends set off—only to miss their bus. Can Cheese find a way to give his friend a fun-in-the-sun day anyway?

From beloved duo Sarah Weeks and Jane Manning, the second adventure of these endearing odd-couple alley cats is sure to delight beginning readers.




About the Author

Sarah Weeks is an author, singer, and songwriter. Her many books for young readers include the My First I Can Read Book Splish, Splash!, illustrated by Ashley Wolff, and the I Can Read Books Mac and Cheese, Baa-Choo!, Pip Squeak, and Drip, Drop, all illustrated by Jane Manning. She lives in upstate New York.




Praise For Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan

“Humorous watercolor illustrations, including full- and double-page spreads and such little details as allowing the whiskers and eyebrows to reflect feline feelings make this one new reader that will be eagerly read over and over .... Please, let there be more adventures of Mac and Cheese.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Beginning readers will relate to the felines’ conflict of interests and temperaments as Mac attempts to convince Cheese to leave their alley and take a trip to the beach …. A good choice for fans of Alyssa Satin Capucilli’s ‘Biscuit’ (HarperCollins) and Tedd Arnold’s ‘Fly Guy.’”
-School Library Journal

Praise for MAC AND CHEESE: “Offers a rhyming text with some nice turns of phrase as well as appealing, stylized illustrations.”
-Booklist

Praise for MAC AND CHEESE: “Simplicity of text, action illustrated to lead readers in turning the page, and a satisfying conclusion makes this easy reader a solid selection for all libraries.”
-School Library Journal

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