That Cat Can't Stay

Summary:

Are you a dog lover or a cat lover? Well, what do you do when someone in your house wants a dog when you want a cat? With sharp wit and lovely rhyming prose, Thad investigates how a wife plucks the compassionate heart of her dear husband by bringing home strays.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Great illustrations and a surprise ending make this fun for everyone to read.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our daughter loved this book and giggled her way through every page. She liked the story and an "oh, no" came with nearly every page. But she especially liked exploring the pictures.

Parent Reaction

A must-read for those of you who live with Dr. Doolittle! The surprise ending will delight you.

Type of Book:
This is a rhyming picture book about our love affair with animals.
Educational Themes:

This is a book for reading together, but it easily opens discussions about what we like/dislike, getting along, flexibility, and being open to change.

Reading Level:
2.3
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 8
Age of child:
Read by an 8-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! This is a great book.

Title That Cat Can't Stay
About
Author Thad Krasnesky
Publisher Flashlight Press © 2010
Illustrators David Parkins
ISBN 9780979974656
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.99
Genres Poetry, Humor
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