Matilda's Cat

Matilda's Cat

Board Book - 2012
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Matilda's cat must like something! But what? Climbing trees, playing with wool... Matilda is sure her cat will love these things, but he doesn't seem very enthusiastic. Undaunted, she thinks up new ways to amuse her reluctant playmate. Tea parties? Dressing up? Or what about a nice bike ride? As the beleagured cat goes from nonplussed to terrified, Matilda gets more and more frustrated. After all, what use is a pet if it doesn't want to play?
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's Books, ©2012.
ISBN: 9781447254867
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,18 cm


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Jul 18, 2016

This one skews a little bit older than some Gravett's other books that are great for ages as little as 1 or 2: this one has an extra layer of understanding in terms of crossed-out text as well as the idea that her cat might just want to be with Matilda more than anything else.

ElizF Jul 10, 2014

The kids in story time loved this book, and the cat illustrations kept them laughing.

klints Dec 05, 2012

A very cute story.

McIndoo Dec 03, 2012

Very sweet story about a loving cat! I love the plug for the author's book about dogs that Matilda reads in this book about a cat.

forbesrachel Nov 18, 2012

True to the nature of the cat, this cat shows exactly what it dislikes, and only at the end shows why it goes along with all of it. Humourous and sweet.

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