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Purr-fect Cat Picture Books for Children

Here are six fun, furry storybook about cats that are sure to captivate children of all ages.

9780802855060Felix

by Giovanna Zoboli and Simona Mulazzani

HARDCOVER
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5506-0
Price: $ 17.00
32 Pages

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A globetrotting story that’s the cat’s pajamas


READ: The complete Kirkus Review for Felix.


Felix has everything a cat could want—he has a food bowl, a balcony, and a cozy pillow. But he’s curious about the rest of the world, so he takes a trip to go visit his feline relatives.

He drinks herring tea with snow leopards in China, warms himself in a lynx’s yurt, and takes an afternoon nap with a pride of lions. After seeing such beautiful, far-off places, where will Felix decide to call home?

With its rich, lovely artwork, this fanciful story will be an instant favorite for cat lovers.

Kirkus Reviews
“Mulazzani’s luscious paintings place gray Felix in dreamlike yet friendly global scenarios. Zoboli’s text in Watkinson’s translation is just as plush and whimsical. . . . An agreeable world tour.”


9780802854926
Plume

Plume

by Isabelle Simler

HARDCOVER
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5492-6
42 Pages

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A lurking cat with a keen eye for birds


New York Times Best Illustrated Books of 2017


In this lovely book, young readers are introduced to a variety of beautiful birds, from the familiar chicken to the exotic ibis. But lurking in the background of every page is a cat, who also seems very interested in the birds.

With its funny illustrations and engaging concepts, this clever counting book will invite readers to linger over every page.


9780802852823
Klimt and His Cat

Klimt and His Cat

Written by Berenice Capatti and illustrated by Octavia Monaco

Ages 8-12
Full-color Illustrations Throughout
HARDCOVER
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5282-3
34 Pages

Klimt’s cat takes readers into the famous artist’s world


READ: Publishers Weekly’s review of Klimt and His Cat


Katze, the loyal cat of Gustav Klimt, takes readers on an exciting journey into the world of the famous Viennese painter. From distracting Gustav’s models to tagging along with Gustav on vacations, Katze always provides keen insight about the artist’s work and thoughts.

Enchanting illustrations, suggestive of Gustav Klimt’s own style and enlivened by the lovable and curious Katze, make Klimt and His Cat a book for readers of all ages. This book not only teaches about the artwork of the Secessionist artist, but also suggests the importance of hard work, dedication, and being true to oneself.

 


9780802852946
The Best Cat in the World

The Best Cat in the World

by Leslea Newman and  Ronald Himler

Ages 5-10
Full-color Illustrations Throughout
Lexile: AD780L
PAPERBACK
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5294-6
32 Pages

Will a new cat find a place in Victor’s life?


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Even the best cat in the world doesn’t live forever, and Victor is very sad when his beloved cat, Charlie, dies. His mother suggests getting a new cat, but Victor isn’t so sure. Finally, when the vet tells Victor she has another cat that really needs a home, Victor agrees to give the new cat a chance.

But the new cat, Shelley, isn’t like Charlie. She doesn’t look like Charlie, or act like Charlie, or like to do the things Charlie used to do. With all these differences, is there any chance that Victor can learn to accept and love Shelley?


 

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The Secret Cat

The Secret Cat

by Katarina Strömgård

Ages 4 to 8
HARDCOVER; Published: 2/5/2019
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5511-4
32 Pages

An imaginative tale for anyone who’s ever wanted a pet

Lucy wants a pet more than anything, even though her mom always says no. But one night, Lucy hears a scratching sound from behind her wallpaper, and a ghostly cat named Silvring appears. Silvring takes Lucy on an adventure and introduces her to a world filled with secret pets just like hers. Not all the secret pets are as friendly as Silvring, though.

Filled with magical realism, this beautiful book will resonate with animal lovers of all ages.


 

My Wild Cat Children's bookMy Wild Cat

HARDCOVER; Published: 9/17/2019
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5525-1
Price: $ 17.99
64 Pages

A merciless hunter, an unrivaled expert in stealth and deception—a cat is no ordinary pet! Sure, he may look harmless as he snoozes on the sofa, or under the rug, or on top of the radiator. Sure, he may seem sweet as he snuggles a stuffed animal, but don’t let that fool you! When you least expect it, he’ll pounce…

From beloved creator Isabelle Simler comes a sly, hilarious read sure to delight cat lovers of all ages.

 

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