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Cat Talk

By Patricia MacLachlan, Illustrated by Barry Moser, By Emily MacLachlan Charest

From cuddler to troublemaker, kitten to tom, cats have a lot to say. Authors Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest and illustrator Barry Moser give voice to and celebrate our most opinionated furry friends in this spirited collection of poems filled with rich language, perfect for reading aloud. Cat Talk is sure to make readers wonder what their own four-legged friends have to say.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

  • Grade level: 3
  • Interest Level: P-3
  • Guided Reading Level: N
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
  • Format: Hardcover
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780060279783
  • ISBN 10: 0060279788
  • ISBN 13: 9780060279783
  • Pages: 32
  • Trim Size: 8.50 x 11.00 in
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Cats
  • Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Pets
  • Juvenile Fiction / Animals / General

Kirkus Reviews“Beautifully rendered...this will no doubt find enthusiastic fans of all ages.”

Publishers Weekly“Eclectic and engaging....A treat for cat lovers of all ages.”

School Library Journal“Abounding with feline attitude...This is a delight for youngsters who are owned by cats, a natural for pet-day celebrations, and a strong choice for classroom sharing and discussions of poetic points of view.”

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books“These [poems] are appealing to read aloud and engaging to read alone, and they’ll provide plenty of inspiration for kids to write odes to their own kitties.”

Read an excerpt

COMMON CORE STRANDS

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1,4,5,6,7,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.3,4,4a,4b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2,1a,1b,1d,8,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.3,5b
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