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Crash! The Cat (I Like to Read)

David McPhail


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Hardcover (9/12/2016)


Crash! The cat springs into action in this hilarious easy reader.

The family cat destroys everything in his path, and the two girls who love him worry that he may be sick or blind in this story of unconditional pet love. Crash destroys Kait’s drum set, Krissie’s doll, Mom’s cake and Dad’s paint job. The family takes Crash to the vet who says the cat is fine, but Crash topples the laundry as soon as he’s back home. One night while the girls are in bed, they hear the biggest CRASH! of all. That night, Crash is a hero!

The award-winning I Like to Read® series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors--create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own!

For early-to-mid first grade readers, Level G books feature more complex storylines than prior levels, and a wider variety of structure and punctuation. Illustrations offer support for decoding the more challenging vocabulary words introduced.

Praise For Crash! The Cat (I Like to Read)

"McPhail matches the short and sweet text with single-scene illustrations with a lot of white space to capture the action. . . . Newly independent readers, cat lovers, and McPhail’s many fans will enjoy Crash’s antics."—School Library Journal

"the pen, ink, and watercolor illustrations portray a squeezably tubby yet mischievously energetic feline."—The Horn Book Guide

Holiday House, 9780823439829, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 16, 2018

About the Author

David McPhail is a beloved author-illustrator of many books for children including best-selling picture books, board books, and novelty books. He received a New York Times Best Illustrated Books honor for Edward and the Pirates. He has also received a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor, a Children's Choice Award, a Parents' Choice Award, a Children's Booksellers Choices Award, and many state awards. Crash! The Cat was both inspired by and micromanaged by David's two granddaughters, Krissie and Kait.