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A Cat Like That

Wendy Wahman; illustrations by Wendy Wahman

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

What does a cat want in a best friend? Someone who knows just where to scratch. Someone who can read the many moods of a cat’s tail. Someone who knows when to play and when to stay away.

In fact, this cat might just have someone special in mind....

With characteristic humor and a light touch, Wendy Wahman shows readers what cats like and what they don't. A Cat Like That is perfect for every kid who meets a feline friend—from the overeager ones to the scaredy-cats!

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    What does a cat want in a best friend? Someone who knows just where to scratch. Someone who can read the many moods of a cat’s tail. Someone who knows when to play and when to stay away. Wendy Wahman is an award winning illustrator, and has captured the essence of her picture book in this trailer!

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Praise for A Cat Like That

"A primer for the young friends of wise felines." --Chicago Tribune
 
“With humor and a light touch, this book shows young readers what cats like and what they don’t, helping kids understand good, pet-friendly behavior.” --Cat Fancy
 
"Reading Wendy Wahman's colorful picture book A Cat Like That awakened all my hitherto more or less hidden desires to acquire a kitten." --Nancy Pearl
 
"Cat lovers will be instantly smitten, and even those who aren’t as immediately enthusiastic may well be won over by this slinky, strong-minded, creature.” --Kirkus Reviews
 
"The dynamic artwork and playful prose make this an appealing book to share individually with a prospective cat owner or in a cat-themed storytime.” --School Library Journal
 
"An attractive primer for kids who love cats—or may someday.” --Booklist

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A CAT LIKE THAT by Wendy Wahman, Wendy WahmanKirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of A CAT LIKE THAT . Striking illustrations and a pitch-perfect portrait of an unnamed pet's personality combine to showcase charming (and practical) advice on how to make friends with a feline.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Wendy Wahman; illustrations by Wendy Wahman

  • Wendy Wahman has won many awards for illustration, but her greatest joy is loving the two-, three-, and four-legged animals she has known. She lives in Washington State.

  • Wendy Wahman
    Wendy Wahman
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A Cat Like That

Wendy Wahman; illustrations by Wendy Wahman

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FROM THE PUBLISHER

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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