Kit & Kaboodle (Hardcover)
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781250130754, 40pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2018
In the spirit of Max and Ruby, Rosemary Wells launches a new preschool picture book series starring brother-and-sister twin cat duo Kit and Kaboodle, and the mischievous mouse Spinka!
Kit and Kaboodle are twin Siamese cats. The brother and sister are very good kittens—they are always well behaved—but they are always getting into trouble. It's not the kittens who are making mischief. It's a red-capped mouse named Spinka!
There are three short stories in this picture book: Sock Mischief, Baseball Mischief, Bath Time Mischief.
About the Author
Rosemary Wells's career as an author and illustrator spans more than thirty years and 120 books, including Hand in Hand and Kit and Kaboodle. She has won numerous awards and has given readers such unforgettable characters as Max and Ruby, Noisy Nora, and Yoko. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Praise For Kit & Kaboodle…
"this book is really about one thing alone: the idea that being a parent is the most important, wonderful job in the world." —Publishers Weekly on Hand in Hand
"This evocative picture book makes an absorbing read-aloud choice for young children. Something new from the creator of Max and Ruby, and countless other beloved stories, is sure to be in demand." —Booklist, starred review
Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' Wedding:
"Wells' signature illustrations will charm readers as they pore over the lovely patterns that enrich the Hotel Ritz." —Kirkus Reviews
"With cozy pastel scenes and gentle verse, Wells makes tangible the powerful emotional connection between parent and child, reminding children that longing and, more importantly, love are both two-way streets." —Publishers Weekly, starred review