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Tom Cat (Picture Book)

3.37  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
MOO! ARF! QUACK!

What kind of cat makes noises like that? A little cat with a big personality! You see, sometimes Tom feels more like a cow, or a snail, or even a kangaroo than a cat. What a silly goose! But one thing is for sure, Mom and Dad Cat love their little cat no matter who he thinks he is. And one day, he even surprises himself! With fresh, spare illustrations that
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 27th 2004 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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Kate
Jun 17, 2013 Kate rated it it was ok
Shelves: storytime
Cute, a bit wordy for the age group though (it has just a bit too much writing to be effective as a read aloud for preschoolers). I read a review of this book on Kirkus that noted that the book has some flaws, particularly the fact that Tom is really more child than cat even as he's embodying the traits of other animals. While I love the emphasis on acceptance and unconditional love, the reviewing at Kirkus pointed out that it's muddied by the fact that Tom changes and eventually does present as ...more
Shoshana
Jul 14, 2008 Shoshana rated it really liked it
Cute children's book about a little cat who marches to the beat of a different drummer...lots of animal sounds if your child likes them, cute pictures perfect for pointing and labeling to broaden vocabulary.
Jenny
Jan 21, 2011 Jenny rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-to-the-kids
This is a cute little kid book that was worth reading. I liked the simple pictures and the message of unconditional love from the mother and father cat.
Ezra-Milo
Mar 02, 2012 Ezra-Milo rated it it was amazing
LOVVVVVVVED this book. The art is a beautiful, airy throwback to simpler
times. The kind message towards the end is AWESOME and will have everyone say
a collective, "Awwwwwww!"
Tee
Oct 26, 2011 Tee rated it it was amazing
Micah asked for this one twice today. I think it's his new favorite. The main character actually reminds me a lot of him.
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SOOOOO Cute!
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