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What Kids Really Want to Know About Cats

by Marty Crisp

Age Range: 8 - 11

Pub Date: July 1st, 2003
ISBN: 1-55971-864-1
Publisher: NorthWord

In this title for the Kids FAQs series, Crisp answers questions about cats asked by students she’s met around the country. They’re the usual stuff: Can you teach a cat tricks? Do cats always land on their feet? Why do cats purr? And the author responds in a clear, straightforward, and entertaining way. Cat owners, cat lovers, and just wannabes will discover interesting if not ground-breaking information here, and they’ll love the wonderful photos in color and black-and-white. A table of contents lists the questions and Crisp includes Web sites as well as a bibliography of mostly adult titles. Good captions, factoids, and an attractive, kid-appealing layout make this slim volume the cat’s meow. (Nonfiction. 8-11)