“This perfectly packaged simple tale is sweet and engaging, with a fun moral to tempt fussy eaters, and a little bit of learning about food in other cultures to top it off.”
- Reading Time
Mike the mouse isn’t like other mice. He just won’t eat cheese. Fortunately, his friend Ashley, the little girl who lives in the house, feeds him lots of tasty treats from all over the world. Mike loves sushi, pizza, crème brûlée, tacos, and more! But, hold on, don’t some those have cheese in them? Find out what happens when Ashley and her family go on holiday, and Mike has to try something new. He might be in for a surprise!
This delightful picture book explores how even the fussiest eaters can be tempted to try new flavors. And, if you’re anything like Mike, you might find you develop quite a taste for international cuisine along the way!
I Don’t Like Cheese was written by Hannah Chandler when she was just 11 years old, after her principal challenged her to write a book. She has big plans for Mike the mouse, so look out for even more adventures to come!
Hannah Chandler used to dictate tales to her mum Renee to write down when she was just three. Her love of words and stories continued, and when her principal challenged her at the age of 11 to write a book, she came up with I Don’t Like Cheese! Hannah has big plans for Mike the mouse’s future adventures, and one day hopes to write a novel.
Lauren Merrick has always had a love of illustration. Growing up, most of her time was spent drawing and painting. This has continued into her adult life and she now works full-time as an illustrator. Lauren has completed a Design Certificate IV and an Advanced Diploma of Design and Illustration. She has developed her own whimsical illustration style, involving watercolour and paper-cut mediums. And for the record, she loves cheese!