Someday When My Cat Can Talk

By Caroline Lazo; Kyrsten Brooker (Illustrator)
(Schwartz & Wade, Hardcover, 9780375837548, 32pp.)

Publication Date: April 22, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding

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THIS CHARMING, CHILD-CENTRIC book offers a glimpse into a cat’s exciting “other” life. In a little girl’s fantasy, her cat sneaks away, hops a ship, and sails off to Europe! And someday, when he can talk, he’ll tell her all about the amazing things he discovered there . . . like whether or not British cats drink tea . . . and how he strutted down the runway in a Paris fashion show. With facts about each place the cat visits included simply in the rhyming text, and in more detail at the end (including a map charting his route), this is sure to provide a great introduction to travel.

About the Author

Caroline Lazo has written numerous biographies for children, including Alice Walker: Freedom Writer, which was a Society of School Librarians International (SSLI) Honor Book. This is her first picture book. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kyrsten Brooker’s wonderful books for children include Precious and the Boo Hag by Patricia C. McKissack, an ALA Notable Book and a School Library Book of the Year, and Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street by Roni Schotter, a National Council of Teachers Notable Trade Book. She lives in Alberta, Canada.

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