If You Give a Dog a Donut: 08/10/12
If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Joffe Numeroff is seventh book in the series. Of all the sequels, this one feels the most like a reprise of the original, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.
This time, though, it's a little bull dog and a donut. He's just as distractible and energetic as the little mouse. Except he's cuter. Felicia Bond's illustration style has matured and these drawings seem effortless. For me it, it's the artwork that makes it one of my favorites in the series.
For parents, the If You Give A series is variation on theme. You read one and it seems like you've read them all. Kids, though, find comfort in the same but slightly different.