Cover image for Tomie dePaola's cats and kittens
Title:
Tomie dePaola's cats and kittens
ISBN:
9780823442362
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Holiday House, [2019]

©2019
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
"An informative and funny book on every kind of cat, from Abyssinian to alley cat, from the bestselling author of Strega Nona, Quiet, and many more. FREE KITTENS INSIDE, reads the sign outside Granny Twinkle's house. But kittens aren't the only thing Mrs. Twinkle has to offer. When Patrick goes inside, he asks questions and learns everything there is to know about cats-- the many different types and breeds, their place in history, and how to take care of a kitten of his very own. Colorful and funny, this picture book is a perfect introduction for kids interested in cats, full of facts and trivia. Includes instructions on making your own cat toys, information on the care and feeding of cats and kittens, and a list of useful resources-- all presented with Tomie dePaola's signature humor and fun illustrations." -- Amazon.com
Subject Term:
Interest age level:
Age range 4-8 years
Interest grade level:
Grade level P-3
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Summary

An informative and funny book on every kind of cat, from Abyssinian to alley cat, from the bestselling author of Strega Nona , Quiet, and many more.

FREE KITTENS INSIDE, reads the sign outside Granny Twinkle's house.

But kittens aren't the only thing Mrs. Twinkle has to offer. When Patrick goes inside, he asks questions and learns everything there is to know about cats-- the many different types and breeds, their place in history, and how to take care of a kitten of his very own.

Colorful and funny, this picture book is a perfect introduction for kids interested in cats, full of facts and trivia. Includes instructions on making your own cat toys, information on the care and feeding of cats and kittens, and a list of useful resources-- all presented with Tomie dePaola's signature humor and fun illustrations.


Author Notes

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970.

He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

(Bowker Author Biography)