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I'm Not Going to Chase the Cat Today!

3.12  ·  Rating Details  ·  16 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The dog who chased the cat who chased the mouse who chased the lady...who invites you into the story to see just who is chasing whom today.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 3rd 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Sarah Sammis
Wouldn't it be nice if everyone could just get along? That's the idea behind I'm Not Going to Chase the Cat Today! by Jessica Harper.

Instead of chasing the cat, the dog decides to dance. As the dog dances and gives the cat a day off, she in turn decides to ignore the mouse. The mouse then decides for the day to avoid harassing the woman who owns the house.

Through out the book the illustrations have a 1980s Fame dance theme with leg warmers, leotards and the like. I got the book for Harriet for t
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Kevin Doyle
May 31, 2014 Kevin Doyle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: boys or girls of all ages
Man I love picture books that jump up and surprise me. I grabbed this one at the library because of the cartoonish art and because of what the cat is wearing. Yes, because of the cat's clothes. The cool cat in this book has so much personality and panache, she seems ready to leap from the pages at any moment and dance her whiskers off.

The text is sweet, short and simple. A dog wakes up and decides not to chase the cat, who in turn decides not to chase the mouse, who in turn decides not to harass
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The Brothers
A rather tedious little story about a dog waking up and deciding to not chase the cat. So... that cat doesn't chase the mouse and the mouse doesn't chase the lady. Not very engaging.

The illustrations weren't bad.
Kathy Hale
This was a cute picture book along the lines of "I know an old Woman Who swallowed a Fly". Colorful illustrations
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