Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr), Hardcover, 9780374371234, 40pp.
Publication Date: June 5, 2012
Violet has always imagined ruling a kingdom with sharp claws and velvet paws, so when she is adopted and goes to live with two dogs, she immediately takes over with a "Meowww Hisssss "and "Spat "Poor George and Zippity try to befriend Violet, but they get nowhere. One afternoon, while her new family is out fishing, Violet is awakened by some stray dogs who chase poor Violet into a corner. Luckily, George and Zippity arrive home just in time to help.
ARD HOYT has illustrated several picture books, including the best-selling" I'm a Manatee" by John Lithgow and" Saying Goodbye to Lulu", an ASPCA Henry Bergh Children s Book Award winner by Corinne Demas. He lives in Bentonville, Arkansas.
"...this a fun read-aloud and a real child pleaser.”--School Library Journal "Kids won't be able to resist. . ." —Booklist