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Two of my Favorite Children's Books Reviewed
You may feel like this is a cat and mouse game but they are two of my most favorite books that I will not part with.
1) The Cat Who Stamped His Feet
2) Whose Mouse Are You?
These are the two books that will share with you on this page. As I stated these two books I have enjoyed since I was a little kid and don't wish to part with them. But more on that later.
I know that reading has been something that I have enjoyed doing since I was able to do so. I wish that the two books on this page will bring you enjoyment and the desire to read them over and over to you and the children in your lives.
All pictures on this site have been taken or scanned in.
The Cat Who Stamped His Feet
Story by: Betty Ren Wright
Pictures by: Tom O'Sullivan
Published by: Golden Press
I have been a cat person for many years. Just ask my mom. I still remember getting this book when I was little. Picking it out from the store back in the 70's. I remember having this book read to me by several people. Parents, grandparents, baby sitters or anyone that I could. I also know that there was a time when I couldn't find this book. I searched and searched. Several years later there it was at the lake house. I was tall enough to see it just sitting on the set of shelves that held the linens. Needless to say this book has not departed my company ever sense.
So what is this book about you ask...
This book can be read to younger kids as well as older. Yet some of the older may wish to ask first.
The story is about the cat of the house named Clancy Butler. One day there is a new kitten in his home. He was cross to say the least.
The new kitten looked around and drew attention away from Clancy. So Clancy did what most angry cats would do he stomped his feet and went into the attic. No matter what the family did Clancy would ignore them and avoid going back down stairs until the new cat went away. One day the new cat came running in and hid under an old bed. He's scared of the sound of wind outside the home. At this point Clancy learns that the new cat is unsure of several things including whether a mouse can hurt him. Clancy goes fourth, back out of the attic. It seams that the people are able to do things for both cats not just for one. He shows the new cat all the things a cat should know including how to stamp his feet.
Take some time and read with or to your kids
Whose Mouse are You?
Story by: Robert Kraus
Pictures by: Jose Aruego
Published by: Aladden Books
Thinking back my sister and I remember this book. So when our dad got a new copy for our little sister we both lit up with smiles.
This book is about a little mouse whose family have been removed from his life. A cat a trap and one far away. He then proceeds to get them back and at the same time he is hoping for a little brother. He is able to get his mom back then his dad and finally his sister. They each in turn are grateful and so something to reward him. In the end the one thing he was wishing for he gets. A little brother, he's brand new.
This books designed for a younger audience say ages 2 - 6. Older kids may also enjoy it but they may be more into the reading it to others then hearing it read to them.
A reading of Whose Mouse Are You?
We visit our local library.
After reading the reviews
Here are the two books available through Amazon