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Raton, que te pilla el gato!
A fat black-and-white cat engages a clever little mouse in search of some cheese, in a fast-paced chase. The die-cut, mouse-size holes allow the mouse to escape the cat every time. The rhyming text and images, which capture the excitement of the chase, will amuse and entertain children over and over again.
About the Author:
Diane Fox and Christyan Fox are the author and illu
Paperback, 20 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Combel Editorial
(first published 2001)
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May 05, 2015 Petra X rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
This is very much in the same vein as Tom and Jerry, where the mouse always wins In this book, no matter what the mouse does, he always has his little bolt hole that the cat is much too big for. The story is simple, the drawings are wonderful and the book is just as enjoyable for an adult - who might read it as a parable - as a child.
Another Spanish book which works well in bilingual storytime. Kids can practice narrative skills by telling you what is happening on each page...will the cat catch the mouse this time? How might the mouse escape? Story actually maintains its rhyme in Spanish (thought rhythm is slightly awkward at moments and definitely requires some advance practice). This reinforces phonological awareness. Also, it is great for print motivation; cutouts in the illustrations hide what is happening until you flip ...more