Mrs. McTats and Her Houseful of Cats (Hardcover)

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Joan Rankin (Illustrator)

Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9780689831850, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2001



Mrs. McTats and her cat, Abner, are living happily together when some new cats come scratching at Mrs. McTats's door. By twos and threes, and then fours and more, the cats come, welcomed by Mrs. McTats (though Abner's not so sure about it all ). Just when it seems the house is full to bursting, the cats stop coming. Whew So many cats But Mrs. McTats can't help feeling that something -- or someone -- is missing. Then there's one more scratch at the door -- and Mrs. McTats finds just what the family needs to be complete.
Alyssa Capucilli's playful rhymes, which surprise with an alphabetic twist, combine with Joan Rankin's hilarious illustrations, which give each cat a distinct personality, to guarantee hours of reading pleasure.

Praise For Mrs. McTats and Her Houseful of Cats

New York Times Wacky

Cat Fancy Playful rhymes reveal surprises with an alphabetic twist....