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  • How to Be a Cat

    Nikki McClure

    Board book (Harry N. Abrams, May 7, 2019)
    In this tender board book, a kitten practices the basics of feline behavior over the course of a day. A single word of text per spread teaches readers “how to be a cat”—how to stretch, clean, pounce, feast—while the striking paper cuts illustrate the kitten’s attempts to imitate an adult cat’s mastery of each skill. At times, the kitten triumphantly succeeds, and at other times the kitten struggles, in vignettes that range from whimsical to profound. A celebration of all things feline, How to Be a Cat also tells a universal story of mastering life skills, and of the loving relationship between parent and child.
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  • How to Be a Cat

    Nikki McClure

    eBook (Abrams Appleseed, March 12, 2013)
    In cut-paper artist Nikki McClure’s latest picture book, a kitten practices the basics of feline behavior over the course of a day. A single word of text per spread teaches readers “how to be a cat†?—how to stretch, clean, pounce, feast—while the striking paper cuts illustrate the kitten’s attempts to imitate an adult cat’s mastery of each skill. At times the kitten triumphantly succeeds, and at other times the kitten struggles, in vignettes that range from whimsical to profound.A celebration of all things feline, How to Be a Cat also tells a universal story of mastering life skills, and of the sometimes tender, sometimes stern relationship between parent and child, teacher and pupil. Cat lovers of all ages will connect to this loving portrayal of a mentor-student relationship.Praise for How to Be a CatSTARRED REVIEWS"Purrrrfect for beginning readers and little artists with an eye for fine cut-paper compositions and craftsmanship."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review"A delightful picture book in every way. Beginning with the paw-print endpapers, youngsters will know that they are in for an adventure. The simplicity and flow of page design are beautifully done as viewers follow a kitten and his mother as she teaches him basic feline behavior."—School Library Journal, starred review"McClure's cut-paper spreads can be mesmerizing."—Publishers Weekly"McClure wonderfully captures the shape and movement of the feline form, and kids will also enjoy pointing out the blue and white butterflies and the black-capped chickadee that also appear on several pages."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Perfect for cat lovers of all ages, the book helps us reconnect with memories of our own jouney of growth and learning."—Cat FancyÂ
  • How to Be a Cat:

    Lisa Swerling, Ralph Lazar

    Hardcover (Chronicle Books, Sept. 20, 2016)
    From the creative duo behind the bestselling Me Without You and Happiness Is... comes How to Be a Cat, a lighthearted illustrated guide to living life as a feline. Distinctive artwork and quirky captions confirm what we already know: cats actually rule the household. Ranging from simple truisms ("Look cute enough to attract cuddles") to perceptive observations ("Consider life a never-ending belly rub"), this charming book is a must-have gift for anyone who shares their life with a feline friend (or vice versa).
  • How to be a cat.

    Rose L

    language (, Oct. 9, 2013)
    Jack the dog teaches Jasper how to be a cat.
  • How to Be a Cat

    Lisa Swerling, Ralph Lazar

    eBook (Chronicle Books LLC, Sept. 20, 2016)
    From the creative duo behind the bestselling Me Without You and Happiness Is... comes How to Be a Cat, a lighthearted illustrated guide to living life as a feline. Distinctive artwork and quirky captions confirm what we already know: cats actually rule the household. Ranging from simple truisms ("Look cute enough to attract cuddles") to perceptive observations ("Consider life a never-ending belly rub"), this charming ebook is a must-have for anyone who shares their life with a feline friend (or vice versa).
  • How to Be a Cat

    Nikki McClure

    Hardcover (Harry N. Abrams, March 12, 2013)
    In cut-paper artist Nikki McClure’s latest picture book, a kitten practices the basics of feline behavior over the course of a day. A single word of text per spread teaches readers “how to be a cat”―how to stretch, clean, pounce, feast―while the striking paper cuts illustrate the kitten’s attempts to imitate an adult cat’s mastery of each skill. At times the kitten triumphantly succeeds, and at other times the kitten struggles, in vignettes that range from whimsical to profound. A celebration of all things feline, How to Be a Cat also tells a universal story of mastering life skills, and of the sometimes tender, sometimes stern relationship between parent and child, teacher and pupil. Cat lovers of all ages will connect to this loving portrayal of a mentor-student relationship. Praise for How to Be a Cat STARRED REVIEWS "Purrrrfect for beginning readers and little artists with an eye for fine cut-paper compositions and craftsmanship." ―Kirkus Reviews, starred review "A delightful picture book in every way. Beginning with the paw-print endpapers, youngsters will know that they are in for an adventure. The simplicity and flow of page design are beautifully done as viewers follow a kitten and his mother as she teaches him basic feline behavior." ―School Library Journal, starred review "McClure's cut-paper spreads can be mesmerizing." ―Publishers Weekly "McClure wonderfully captures the shape and movement of the feline form, and kids will also enjoy pointing out the blue and white butterflies and the black-capped chickadee that also appear on several pages." ―The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Perfect for cat lovers of all ages, the book helps us reconnect with memories of our own jouney of growth and learning." ―Cat Fancy
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  • How to Be a Cat

    Mary Hoffman

    Hardcover (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, )
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  • How to be a Cat

    Nikki McClure

    Hardcover (Abrams, Jan. 1, 2013)
    This book describes "how to be a cat" through simple instructions; purr, stretch, explore, pounce, chase, while Nikki's distinctive paper cuts illustrate a kitten's attempts to imitate an adult cat's mastery of each skill. At times the kitten triumphantly succeeds in the instruction and at times he fumbles, creating a gently comic juxtaposition between text and image.
  • How to Be a Cat

    Mary Hoffman, Pam Martins

    Paperback (Frances Lincoln, )
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  • How to be a cat.

    Rose L

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, )
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  • How to Be a Cat

    Nikki McClure

    Hardcover (Harry N. Abrams, March 12, 2013)
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  • How to Be a Cat

    Nikki McClure

    Hardcover (Harry N. Abrams, March 12, 2013)
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