Oh, Cats!

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Come and play, cats!

A little girl finds three cats in her yard. She hopes they'll stay and play. But these cats would rather jump and frolic and run away. Oh, cats! Will they ever be friends?

A child plays with three new cat friends.

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Overview

Come and play, cats!

A little girl finds three cats in her yard. She hopes they'll stay and play. But these cats would rather jump and frolic and run away. Oh, cats! Will they ever be friends?

A child plays with three new cat friends.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Wendy Keen
Cat lovers will particularly enjoy the antics of this trio of felines and the young girl who desperately wants to play with them. Simplicity and good humor makes this an appealing addition to the "My First I Can Read Book" series. Westcott's illustrations are as diverting as the tale no pun intended itself. Their bright and clean lines match the tone of Buck's text.
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1With large print and a vocabulary of about 25 words, this beginner book will be popular with children just learning to read. A girl finds three cats and plays with them. When they start to leave, she begs them to stay. There's a rollicking rhythm and lots of happy faces. Buck's rhyming sentences are enjoyable"I can see cats. One, two, three cats," but occasionally stilted"I will come, cats, to find one cat." Fortunately, Westcott's cartoon illustrations clarify the meaning, giving strong clues to support the text.Sharon R. Pearce, San Antonio Public Library, TX
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780780781191
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
  • Publication date: 9/1/1998
  • Series: My First I Can Read Series
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Laura Godwin has written several I Can Read Books under the name of Nola Buck including the popular Creepy Crawly Critters and Other Halloween Tongue Twisters and Santas Short Suit Shrunk and Other Christmas Tongue Twisters. Ms. Godwin lives in New York City.

Stacey Schuett has illustrated many popular picture books including the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science Book Day Light, Night Light: Where Light Comes From by Franklyn M. Branley and Somewhere In The World Right Now which she also wrote.

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