There Are Cats In This Book. Viviane Schwarz. 2008. Candlewick. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
First sentence: The cats aren't on this page. The cats aren't on this page either. They're on the next page. They'd love to play with you. They're very friendly.
Premise/plot: In Viviane Schwarz's There Are Cats In This Book, readers meet three cats: Moonpie, Tiny, and Andre. These three cats want to play with YOU the reader. Will you play with them? (Please say yes!)
My thoughts: This picture book is interactive. It's addressed directly to readers. There are pages to turn and flaps to lift. For example:
Could you turn a whole page? Because there's YARN on the next page. LOOK! Hooray! You DO turn pages! Lovely tangly yarn. There's more! Quick, turn another page! Aaaaaah, LOTS of yaaarn. Throw me some.This one would pair well with The Cat Book by Silvia Borando.
This is a fun book for parents and little ones to share.
Text: 5 out of 5
Illustrations: 3 out of 5
Total: 8 out of 10
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