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SPLAT: THE TALE OF A COLORFUL CAT (THIS ONE AND THAT ONE)

Author: Jane Seymour and James Keach

Illustrator: James Keach

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Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers,

Material: hard cover

Summary: When Dad runs out of things to do for This One and That One, they come up with their own idea for keeping busy. This is a fun story that reminds parents that kids take what you say LITERALLY!

Type of Reading: family reading, playtime reading, read aloud book

Recommended Age: read together: 2 to 6; read yourself: 5 to 8

Interest Level: 2 to 8

Age of Child: Started reading with child at 30 months and still reading at nearly 5 years old.

Young Reader Reaction: S/He wanted us to read and re-read this one for several weeks, often more than once at a sitting.

Adult Reader Reaction: This is a fun story. Even after you've read it once (and know the ending) you'll still chuckle at what happens.

Pros: The story moves fast and is sweet enough that you don't get bored with it. The illustrations are cute.

Cons: None. Just be careful that you're toddler or preschooler might want to be just like This One and That One.

Borrow or Buy: Buy. It doesn't cost much, and the story will delight everyone in the house.

If You Liked This Book, Try: BARNYARD DANCE!   THIS LITTLE PIGGY   DAWDLE DUCKLING

Educational Themes: For older kids, it's a great way to show them why it's important to be SPECIFIC about what you say! For youngsters, it's just a funny story where the kids get the better of Dad.

Literary Categories: Fiction - picture book series, animal characters, humor

Date(s) Reviewed: February 2005

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