May I please have a cookie?

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May I Please Have a Cookie?

In this Level 1 Scholastic Reader, Alfie learns that the best way to get a delicious cookie is to say please!

Alfie loves his mommy’s cookies, and he wants one more than anything! But grabbing for one, fishing for one, and dressing up as a cookie inspector don’t seem to work. His mommy says there is a better way. What is it?

Beginning readers will learn proper manners with Alfie as his mommy teaches him to say the magic words. Read More..


Jennifer is an author and illustrator of numerous books for children. She is the author of the Steve and Wessley Scholastic Reader series. She also wrote and illustrated, “May I Please Have a Cookie?” and “Please Write Back!” both featuring Alfie the: Read More


Scholastic Reader Level 1: Please Write Back!

A sequel to the bestselling Level 1 Scholastic Reader MAY I PLEASE HAVE A COOKIE?

Alfie, an adorable alligator, writes a letter to Grandma all by himself. He addresses the letter, stamps it, and mails it. Read More…

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