Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Farmer Smart's Fat Cat” as Want to Read:
Farmer Smart's Fat Cat
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Farmer Smart's Fat Cat

3.76  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Farmer Boast lives next door to Farmer Bluster, who lives next door to Farmer Smart. Each thinks his cornfield is the best -until the mice move in! Farmer Boast and Farmer Bluster make bumbling attempts to drive out the mice, but only Farmer Smart has the purr-fect solution. The hilarious dialogue and zany illustrations will keep kids laughing right up until the surprising ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Chronicle Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Farmer Smart's Fat Cat, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Farmer Smart's Fat Cat

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-48)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Feb 27, 2016 Ilze rated it really liked it
Now that Leonie's in Grade 00, they get to have a "Library Day". All the children bring the books they had the week before and put them on the carpet and each week they get to bring a 'new' book home. This was one of Leonie's first ones: A really cute little story about how a farmer's crops are saved thanks to a cat that comes and gobbles up all the mice. The reason it's so vErY FAT is that it has some kittens. These are sold to the farmer's neighbours and they, too, can do something about the d ...more
Kristanne Duncan
Sep 07, 2012 Kristanne Duncan rated it it was amazing
A very cute and funny book! Three rival farmers all thinking their farm is the best. But when mice start eating only corn from two of the farmers fields they wonder what secret the third farmer has up his sleeve. This story is filled with humorous dialogue between the farmers and amusing comments by the mice. The illustrations only add more to the story with comical drawings such as the farmers and the mouse traps they invent. Although this story may not be one to teach a lesson, sometimes that ...more
Farmer Smart's Fat Cat portrays a lot of jealousy and rivalry. There is not much to teach from this cute and humorous story, but the outcome is quite realistic. The farmers get what they each want, and think of themselves as the best again. It is a funny way to show modesty and jealousy altogether. I would read this book to 2nd grade and below, probably.
Sharon Maroldi
Sep 12, 2013 Sharon Maroldi rated it really liked it
A story with a theme that could work for any age. As innovative and brilliant and (unnecessarily complex) a solution that you can devise can often be usurped by the simplest answer. In this case, two farmers compete to build elaborate mousetrap to protect their crops. The "Smart" farmer gets a fat cat. Guess which is the most effective...
May 28, 2012 Dee-Ann rated it liked it
The storyline of this book was good, but I found it distracting all the little comments throughout ... maybe it would be good for children who can read themselves, but it distracts from the story when you are reading aloud.
Jan 10, 2009 Tricia rated it liked it
amusing story of three farmers and how they deal with mice infestation. great ending--girls really enjoyed the book.
Sarah rated it it was amazing
Dec 10, 2014
Aubrey rated it liked it
Jul 10, 2012
Helen rated it liked it
Feb 02, 2014
Ryrie Wild
Ryrie Wild rated it it was amazing
Aug 22, 2013
Yen Yuan
Yen Yuan rated it it was amazing
Feb 27, 2013
Renee Martin
Renee Martin rated it it was amazing
Sep 03, 2016
Jennifer Miera
Jennifer Miera rated it liked it
Nov 21, 2013
Christian rated it liked it
Aug 04, 2008
Melanie Scheller
Melanie Scheller rated it it was amazing
Feb 28, 2016
Jacqueline rated it really liked it
May 28, 2010
Natalie O
Natalie O rated it liked it
Jun 19, 2014
Sara K
Sara K rated it liked it
Feb 03, 2014
Vanessa Hawkins
Vanessa Hawkins rated it liked it
Apr 11, 2014
Richa Jha
Richa Jha rated it liked it
Jul 26, 2016
Greta rated it really liked it
Nov 17, 2009
Megan rated it liked it
Dec 30, 2015
Kelly rated it it was amazing
Apr 03, 2009
ثريا بترجي
Feb 19, 2009 ثريا بترجي rated it liked it
Shelves: children-books
فين كتابنا
الي يكتبولنا قصص خفيفه زي دي؟
Jonella rated it liked it
Jan 31, 2009
Shelley Trick
Shelley Trick rated it liked it
Oct 26, 2014
Brittany Mckinsey
Brittany Mckinsey rated it really liked it
Sep 06, 2010
Asia&Dusia rated it it was amazing
Sep 11, 2016
Helin rated it it was amazing
Nov 23, 2014
Effat marked it as to-read
Feb 25, 2009
ريم العسكري
ريم العسكري marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2009
Afraa marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2009
Brie added it
Jun 11, 2011
Wanda Castanera
Wanda Castanera marked it as to-read
May 19, 2013
Claire Sunshine
Claire Sunshine marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2013
Hanna added it
Nov 03, 2013
Gina Betancourt
Gina Betancourt marked it as to-read
Jan 08, 2014
Sohayla marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2014
Nonii Al-emadi
Nonii Al-emadi marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2014
Mikayla marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2014
Nancy added it
Jul 14, 2014
Hayden marked it as to-read
Nov 04, 2014
Katayla Rodgers
Katayla Rodgers marked it as to-read
Jan 03, 2015
Aiyah marked it as to-read
Aug 13, 2015
Amy marked it as to-read
Oct 08, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »