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3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Aimed at very young children, a wordless picture book which describes the first year of a new kitten when it joins a family. Illustrated throughout in full colour.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 5th 1995 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published May 1st 1995)
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Lexi Beaver
Sep 13, 2016 Lexi Beaver rated it liked it
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This is a story that is told solely using pictures. It is about a girl adopting a tabby cat and how the cat becomes her best friend. They do everything together and then the neighbor's cat comes over with the tabby. Her neighbor thinks that his cat is lost, but the girl returns his cat to him and then she has a new friend, and so does her tabby cat. They all become friends together and the story ends with them celebrating Tabby's first birthday.
This is a cute story to use in a classroom setting
Allison Homeyer
Sep 13, 2016 Allison Homeyer rated it it was amazing
Tabby, a wordless picture, follows the first year of a young kittens life.
As a cat lover, I absolutely adored this picture books. The illustrations were fun and simple.
This book would be perfect to use in a language therapy session. Wordless pictures books allow the client to develop language, and create the story for themselves.
Syndi Flores
Nov 17, 2014 Syndi Flores rated it really liked it
This is a great story for a child that wants to have a pet or already has a pet. This story is all told in pictures. I feel that this allows a child reading this a chance to make up what the characters are saying or thinking. The story seems to be that a young girl wants to get a pet and her parents take her to a shelter to adopt a cat. This cat goes from being a cat living in a shelter to a cat finally having a family who will love and care for him/As the child and her sibling grow, the cat ...more
Amber Jenstad
Feb 13, 2013 Amber Jenstad rated it really liked it
This is a good book to read in a classroom setting or at home. The pictures tell the story all on it's own and any age group would be able to understand what is going on in the book. The colors are bright and playful which is very interesting. I like all of the elements in the book. Children can clearly tell that there is a cat and a person things like that. With the pictures given they can kind of tell what is happening and you can even ask them what they thing will be in the next picture. ...more
Sarah Sammis
Sep 17, 2011 Sarah Sammis rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Sarah by: my daughter
A cute wordless book about Tabby's first year of life living with her adoptive family in a row house. There are fraternal twins next door who later get their own kitten. Tabby and the white kitten become friends.
Sharon Cochran
This is the story Karis read when she was little that made her choose the name Tabby for our dear kitty.
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