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Author: Colette Anjou

Illustrator: Olga Linville

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Publisher: E & E Publishing,

Material: paperback

Summary: This is an ABC book where each letter is illustrated with a different cat doing something amusing. This is an ABC book that can also serve as an easy reader.

Type of Reading: playtime reading, read aloud book, learning to read

Recommended Age: read together: 1 to 4; read yourself: 5 to 8

Interest Level: 2 to 5

Reading Level: 1

Age of Child: Read with a 2-year-old boy.

Young Reader Reaction: My son liked the different cats, their faces, and their actions. He tried to do what the cats were doing, like lying down or sitting on the edge of a couch.

Adult Reader Reaction: This is a fun way to look at the alphabet. I liked the cats and how the illustrations played with the letters of the alphabet. I was surprised but he sat through the whole book, but he did ... and he really looked at each page as I read!

Pros: Great illustrations and lots of cat antics make this a fun, easy-to-read book for sharing with a young child.

Cons: None.

Borrow or Buy: Buy. This is a good book to have on hand in your nursery. It's especially great for a daycare center and library, too.

If You Liked This Book, Try: ABC SAFARI   ALPHA-PETS; A to Z   CLEO'S ALPHABET

Educational Themes: This is a book for learning the alphabet and letter sounds.

Literary Categories: Fiction - picture book, animal characters, literacy, rhyme

Date(s) Reviewed: April 2009

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