Have You Seen My Cat?

Have You Seen My Cat?

by Eric Carle
     
 

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A little boy's cat is missing and he is worried. Beautiful illustrations and a brief, easy-to-read text lead small readers on a round-the-world quest for the lost cat, and to an ending that is a wonderful surprise. Along the way, the little boy meets a wide variety of people, all trying to be helpful, and sees many beautiful members of the cat family strikingly

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A little boy's cat is missing and he is worried. Beautiful illustrations and a brief, easy-to-read text lead small readers on a round-the-world quest for the lost cat, and to an ending that is a wonderful surprise. Along the way, the little boy meets a wide variety of people, all trying to be helpful, and sees many beautiful members of the cat family strikingly pictured in Eric Carle's distinctive collage technique.

This popular book, first published more than a decade ago, has now been completely re-illustrated by Eric Carle and is more appealing than ever. We are proud to re-introduce it now for the delight of a new generation of readers.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Carle must be a cat fancier since he dedicates this book to all the cats in his life. Each thick cardboard page had a pull out slide. A young boy is pictured in each scene and he is hunting for his cat. This search takes him on a trip around the world, and everywhere that he stops, he makes the same inquire of those he meets. "Have you seen my cat?" They in turn just point to the tab and when it is pulled out a cat is displayed. These are not ordinary cats. There are leopards, cheetahs, tigers, etc. and in each case, the young boy replies "This is not my cat." It seems a bit sad, that he cannot locate his cat. However, the final picture points to the back cover and when the covers are spread open, the cat on the cover must belong to the boy and she has disappeared because she apparently just had a litter of kittens. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot
Bobbie Combs
The combination of Carle's unique cut-paper collage pictures and easy to read text make it a great story for even the youngest children.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689803789
Publisher:
Little Simon
Publication date:
04/01/1996
Series:
World of Eric Carle Series
Pages:
28
Sales rank:
264,633
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
3 Months to 2 Years

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