Product Details
List Price:
$7.99
Ages:
7 to 12
Grades:
2 to 7
Pages:
32
Published:
10/2014
Imprint:
Wordsong
ISBN-13: 978-1-62979-282-8
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Lexile Level:
530L

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About the Book

Overview

Cats: They wake you up at dawn, nap on your lap, perch on the book you're reading, and sometimes act as though they don't know you. They are a constant source of puzzlement—and joy. In this collection of poems, Dave Crawley pays tribute to the fabulous, finicky felines he has known and loved since childhood, capturing classic cat antics with affection and humor. Tamara Petrosino's watercolor illustrations amplify the humor and depict cats' expressions, postures, and mischievous ways as only a devoted cat owner could.

Reviews

"High marks for child appeal. . . . Rare is the young reader who won't respond to the deep affection [Crawley] conveys." Kirkus Reviews

"Crawley utilizes line-ending rhyme schemes in the poems, and the familiar pattern will engage beginning or reluctant readers, while the humor and wit will appeal to the school-age crowd." School Library Journal

Meet the Author

Dave Crawley

Dave Crawley's poetry for children appears in several anthologies, including If Kids Ruled the School. He works as a features reporter at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and also serves on Pittsburgh's board of the Animal Rescue League.

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