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Mama Cat Has Three Kittens

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

"Mama Cat has three kittens, Fluffy, Skinny, and Boris. Whatever Mama Cat does, Fluffy and Skinny are right behind, climbing the wall, digging in the sand, chasing leaves. All Boris seems to do is nap. Will he ever wake up and join the fun?"

Using her own cats as models, Denise Fleming has captured the moods, expressions, and antics of a mother cat and her kittens. But there is a rebel in every crowd, and Boris is sure to charm readers who will recognize themselves in his contrary ways.

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Praise for Mama Cat Has Three Kittens

"Preschoolers will request repeat readings of this delightful story. An excellent choice for reading aloud to groups."
--School Library Journal, starred review

"Fleming's text is right on humorous target. This is a close-to-perfect dance of text and illustrations."
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

  • Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many children’s books, including In the Tall, Tall Grass, Shout! Shout It Out!, and Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy. She won a Caldecott Honor for In the Small, Small Pond. Denise published her first painting in the third grade, when she started taking classes at the Toledo Museum of Art and one of her paintings was chosen to be the cover of a teacher’s magazine. She now works primarily with paper, by pouring colored paper pulp through hand-cut stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.
  • Denise Fleming David Powers
    Denise Fleming
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Mama Cat Has Three Kittens

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Indiana Young Hoosier Award, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award
  • Trade Paperback

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  • Hardcover

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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