1 Say "Cheese"

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Say "Cheese"

Written by Patricia Reilly Giff

Illustrated by Blanche Sims

Reviewed by Atilla S. (age 8)


In Say Cheese, first, there is a monkey taking a picture of two giraffes. When they were about to take the picture…suddenly a hippo said, “Don’t forget me!” The monkey says, “Smile, please! Say cheese!” Every time the monkey is about to take a picture, someone wants to be in the picture! Will they ever take a picture or not?

I like Say Cheese because it is funny. It made me happy and it made me laugh. I like the ending because every time the monkey is trying to take a picture, an animal jumps in! I connect to this story because my sister always likes to be in pictures.

I recommend this book to someone who likes animals. In this book, a monkey has a camera that he likes to take pictures with. This book is very silly and funny. This is a great book for a beginner reader. If you want to find out what happens to the monkey and his friends, you’ll just have to read this book.