A funny friendship story from New York Times bestselling author Sarah Weeks
Mac wants to spend a day at the beach, but Cheese would rather stay in bed.
Can Mac convince his best friend that the sea is the place to be?
Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.
Don’t miss these other children’s books by Sarah Weeks:
- Drip, Drop
- Lizzy McTizzy and the Busy Dizzy Day
- Mac and Cheese
- Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan
- Oh My Gosh, Mrs. McNosh
- Pip Squeak
- Splish, Splash!
- Woof: A Love Story
- Without You
About the Author
Sarah Weeks has written more than fifty books for young readers. Some of her picture books include Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash, Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth!, and Glamourpuss. Her bestselling novel, So B. It, is a feature-length film starring Alfre Woodard and Talitha Bateman. Ms. Weeks visits thousands of students in elementary and middle schools across the country every year. She is also an adjunct professor in the prestigious MFA Writing for Children and Young Adults program at the New School. Sarah lives in Nyack, New York, with her husband, Jim Fyfe, and their dog, Mia. You can visit her online at sarahweeks.com.
Jane Manning is the illustrator of dozens of children's books, including the I Can Read books Baa-Choo! by Sarah Weeks and the New York Times bestselling The Witch Who Was Afraid of Witches by Alice Low. She lives in Connecticut.
“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