The themes of “Cats” and “Dogs” are sure to draw in a big crowd at your storytimes.
Dean, James. PETE THE CAT AND HIS FOUR GROOVY BUTTONS. The audience will call out the repeated rhyme in this original new series.
Fleming, Denise. MAMA CAT HAS THREE KITTENS. With bright, deeply colored illustrations and a brief text that includes repetition, a Mama cat has one unusually independent kitten named Boris.
Gag, Wanda. MILLIONS OF CATS. In this classic picture book, an old couple are followed by millions of cats, in a repeated rhyme the storytime crowd can chant.
Galdone, Paul. CAT GOES FIDDLE-I-FEE. In this old English cumulative rhyme, the sounds of various farm animals are used that the audience can repeat.
Lewin, Betsy. THUMPY FEET. With lots of sound effects words, this engaging orange cat plays throughout the house.
Martin, Bill. KITTY CAT, KITTY CAT, ARE YOU GOING TO SCHOOL? In a rhyming question and answer format, this simple story shows a cat going to school.
McClure, Nikki. HOW TO BE A CAT. Distinctive cut paper artwork and one word per page make this a fun, brief book about a cat.
Numeroff, Laura. IF YOU GIVE A CAT A CUPCAKE. In this popular circular story, a cat receives a cupcake that leads to a series of silly events.
Yolen, Jane. HOW DO DINOSAURS LOVE THEIR CATS? Learn some basic cat care tips from these dinosaurs.