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What's That, Mittens?

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A big yard can be a lonely place for a little kitten. So when Mittens hears a scratching noise behind the fence, he has to see what is on the other side. It may just be a new friend to play with!

The playful kitten's tale is sure to appeal to beginning readers who like to explore new things and make new friends, just like Mittens!
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 22nd 2008 by HarperCollins
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Angie
Synopsis: "A big yard can be a lonely place for a little kitten. So when Mittens hears a scratching noise behind the fence, he has to see what is on the other side. It may just be a new friend to play with!

The playful kitten's tale is sure to appeal to beginning readers who like to explore new things and make new friends, just like Mittens!"




My Review: This is a great beginning reader book. It has simple words and sentences but it is still part of a story. Of course Munchkin was very excited that
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Sarah W
Mittens has no one to play with so when he hears a bark, he goes to investigate by digging a whole beneath the fence separating his yard from the next. This very beginning reader may appeal to Biscuit readers who like cats. The story and words are simple, with animal sounds and some repetition throughout. Excitement is added through actions and exclamation points. This would be book to use in helping students read with fluency and expression. There are several other books with Mittens that shoul ...more
Kay Heilman
This is my first grade collection. The children enjoy reading familiar text.
babyhippoface
Mittens the cat explores his yard, digs under the fence, and finds a new friend in this beginning reader. Watercolors of the playful tabby provide plenty of context clues to aid comprehension. This new title holds plenty of appeal for the Kindergarten-1st grade set just beginning to read with independence.
Heidi
My oldest LOVES this series, and he lights up when we read them. The stories entertain and are easy enough for him to read on his own AND make sound effects!
Sharlet Mullen
Cute story about a cat and dog becoming friends. They find away to find each other. With the gentle underlying message that new friends come in all sizes.
Hannah Sheffield
I think this book would be a great book to read about friendship. The book shows children that friends can come in all shapes and sizes.
Jennifer Evers
Susan Kathleen Hartung- illustrated

definitely a beginning reader.
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