Catfish Kate and the Sweet Swamp Band (Hardcover)
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781416940265, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 19, 2009
Catfish Kate and her all-girl band liven up the bayou with their rockin' tunes, but the Skunktail Boys are demanding a little peace and quiet. The boys want to read. The girls want to play. And the swamp's not big enough for the both of them Or is it? A rhythmic read-aloud about the power of compromise from bestselling author Sarah Weeks. Catfish Kate is a pure swampy delight, full of sass appeal for crooners, rockers, and readers alike.
About the Author
Sarah Weeks has written more than forty picture books and novels for children and young adults, including If I Were a Lion and Two Eggs, Please. She lives in New York City. Find out more at sarahweeks.com. Elwood H. Smith is the illustrator of The Truth About Poop and Gee Whiz! It's All About Pee by Susan E. Goodman. His illustrations have also appeared regularly in the New York Times, Newsweek, and the Wall Street Journal. He lives in Rhinebeck, New York. Visit his website at elwoodsmith.com.