Mickey Books: McDonald’s Gives Out Books as Happy Meal Prize

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OAK BROOK, IL – Oh happy day! McDonald's just announced the newest item they're giving away in those Happy Meals. Now, thru February 15, kiddos will open up their Happy Meals and find books!

Now before you shed tears, there's a reason behind this switch up. McDonald's is hoping to give out 50 million books by the end of the year, which is enough to provide every child under 12 in America with a book. This initiative started back in 2013, and they're teaming up with Reading is Fundamental to make it happen.

You can't argue the prize isn’t smart, but there's still the issue of how healthy those kiddie meals are – even if you add the apples.

Hey, maybe Mickey D's should list their nutrition facts in those little books!