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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978080508942432 Pages, Ages 4-7
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!
A Cat Like That Book Trailer
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!Share This
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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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. - Kirkus Reviews
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