Three more stories you can read to your cat

Sara Swan Miller

Book - 2002

Stories addressed to cats and written from a cat's point of view, featuring such topics as birthday presents, snow, and breakfast.

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Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin 2002.
Language
English
Physical Description
unpaged : ill
ISBN
0618110356
Main Author
Sara Swan Miller (-)
Other Authors
True Kelley (illustrator)
Review by Booklist Reviews

Gr. 1-3. In this sequel to Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat (1997), Miller explains that the reason cats sleep so much may be that they don't know how to read. She offers witty stories for children to read aloud to their pets. The first tale concerns the birthday of a cat that is alternately bored, scared, and disgusted by its presents but thoroughly entertained by the wrapping paper. In the second, the cat is desperately anxious to get outside to explore the white flakes falling from the sky, then desperately anxious to get inside and away from the cold, wet snow. The third looks at life from the point of view of a nocturnal animal in a diurnal household. Just as precise and more overtly funny than the stories are Kelley's brightly colored ink-and-wash illustrations, which capture feline postures, attitudes, and expressions to perfection. Another excellent book in a consistently entertaining series. ((Reviewed April 15, 2002)) Copyright 2002 Booklist Reviews

Review by Publishers Weekly Reviews

The follow-up to Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat, Three More Stories You Can Read to Your Cat by Sara Swan Miller, illus. by True Kelley, highlights scenes every cat-loving kid will recognize. Kitty plays with wrapping paper instead of presents in "Happy Birthday" and "Funny White Stuff" finds him begging to play in the snow (then pleading to come back inside). (Mar.) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Review by School Library Journal Reviews

Gr 2-4-A worthy successor to the much-loved Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat (Houghton, 1997). Miller is a master at creating tales that effectively portray the true personality of a feline. With themes of birthday presents, snow, and feeding time, the stories are told from the cat's point of view. Laced with humor, the book is sure to delight children. Although the title and introduction suggest one should settle down with a feline to read the book, non-cat owners will easily savor the fun. Kelley's illustrations portray the lovable pet in all kinds of moods and provide picture clues for the text. A "purr-fect" selection for beginning-reader collections.-Anne Knickerbocker, Cedar Brook Elementary School, Houston, TX Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Children can entertain their feline friends with a trio of stories, filled with entertaining escapades, that will have their cats purring with delight.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Stories addressed to cats and written from a cat's point of view, featuring such topics as birthday presents, snow, and breakfast.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Stories addressed to cats and written from a cat's point of view, featuring such topics as birthday presents, snow, and breakfast.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Here kitty, kitty! Would you like to hear a story? Here is a chance to cozy up with your cat and treat her to three new stories written just for felines. If your cat likes to wake up earlyvery earlythen she’ll think this book is the cat’s meow. Sara Swan Miller and True Kelley, author and illustrator of Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat, have again joined forces to create three new and hilarious adventures that will have readers everywhere happily purring. So do your cat a favor and read her this book. Just remember to pet your pet while you read!