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Kitty Sweet Tooth

Kitty Sweet Tooth

Written by Abby Denson; illustrated by Utomaru

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In this adorable and silly graphic novel written for young readers, Kitty Sweet Tooth runs a movie theater that serves up magical (and unpredictable) desserts. Featuring delicious text from author Abby Denson, and bright, colorful illustrations by Utomaru.

There’s just one thing Kitty Sweet Tooth loves more than going to movies, and that’s eating delicious desserts. Now that Pop-Pop’s movie theater has fallen on hard times, Kitty decides that only dessert can keep it from closing its doors. With a coat of paint, a tasty new menu, and a lot of hard work, Kitty and her friends transform this ramshackle theater into the Taste-O-Rama, a combination movie house restaurant.

At the Taste-O-Rama, special film screenings are paired with custom-made dishes. But when you have a mad scientist and a witch working in the kitchen, recipes can go awry! On opening night, the theater is flooded with magical jelly that grows out of control. How can Kitty Sweet Tooth and her friends save the day?

Praise for Kitty Sweet Tooth

"Utomaru’s bold line art and vibrant illustrations fill each page with lively, magical scenes; eagle-eyed readers will spot hidden details. ...A sweet treat of a story that’s sure to satisfy chapter book readers."—School Library Journal

"A sugar-sweet burst of sunshine for new readers."—Kirkus


Reviews from Goodreads

Written by Abby Denson; illustrated by Utomaru

Abby Denson is the author of Cool Tokyo Guide, Cool Japan Guide, Dolltopia, and Tough Love: High School Confidential. She has written for many comics including The Amazing Spider-Man Family, The Powerpuff Girls, The Simpsons, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, and Disney Adventures.

Utomaru is a freelance illustrator, art director, and graphic designer based in Tokyo, Japan. She studied graphic design at Tama Art University, and there she developed her art style: bold line art, vivid colors, and dynamic composition. Her main influences and inspirations arrive from cartoons by Fleischer Studio and Tex Avery and both American and Japanese comics, animation, a movie posters from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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