Picture Books ~ Cats
Nat the Cat's Sunny Smile
Nat the Cat packs a picnic to share with her friends Billy Goat and Hugo Hare. But Billy feels grumpy and Hugo feels sad, then Nat starts to lose the smile she had. This is the tale of a smile gone astray and how it came back to save the day! 2013.
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An easy-to-read book about a globe-trotting cat that crosses paths with a vacationing family in the great cities of Europe. Includes facts about the cities. 2013.
Gracie the Lighthouse Cat
When Gracie discovers that her kitten is missing from their lighthouse home, she goes out into a terrible storm to rescue him. 2011.
Important secrets about how best to live a cat's life will be revealed only to those who can prove that they are genuine cats. 2011.
Here Comes Trouble!
Emma's dog, Toby, does not like cats, and when the neighbor's cat, Pandora, moves in with them he is the only one who notices all the trouble she causes--and the only one who notices when she gets stuck in a tree. 2013.
When a cat finds a bedraggled baby bird that has fallen from its nest, an unlikely friendship develops between the two. 2011.
Fuller, Sandy Ferguson
My Cat, Coon Cat
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A young girl finds that a stray Maine Coon cat has started hanging around her house, so she tries to win its trust and friendship. 2011.
A young kitten explores the wilderness as other animals celebrate spring. 2010.
Olive and the Big Secret
Olive learns the hard way that keeping secrets is tough, and telling them can make for a whole lot of trouble. 2012.
One Moon, Two Cats
Two cats, one in the city and one in the country, chase mice before going to sleep. 2011.
Illustrations and simple text show Matilda's attempts to learn what her cat likes best, as well as the real answer. 2014.
Marley and the Kittens
Marley spots two motherless kittens by the side of the road and his family gladly adopts them, but as he tries to copy the cute behavior of the little felines, the large puppy causes more and more trouble. 2010.
Penguin In Peril
Three hungry cats steal a penguin, and then see the penguin escape. 2014.
Cat makes new animal friends as he climbs higher and higher in an apartment building. 2013.
Mimi's Dada Catifesto
Mimi lives in a hat on the streets of Zurich, Switzerland. Other cats advise herto look cute and purr in order to find a cozy home with a human, but Mimi scoffs at them. "For a cat with the soul of an artist, only an artist will do." When Mimi meets a Dadaist, she's found her human equal--but her sound poems and collections of found objects don't impress him. How can Mimi convince the Dadaist to take her in? 2010.
Homer the Library Cat
A cat's quiet life is disrupted one day when a window is broken, and after several frustrating attempts to find a suitable place, he winds up in the perfect spot. 2011.
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Pete the Cat gets into colorful adventures while out walking in his new white shoes. 2010.
Nini Lost and Found
Nini Cat enjoys her outdoor adventure until she ventures too far and can't find her way home. 2010.
Out of the Box
Scribbles the cat and Ink the mouse are friends and fellow artists, but when Ink receives a box of cheese they squabble over who will get to make something from the box until Scribbles finds a solution. 2014.
How to Be a Cat
Cut-paper illustrations and single words of text show a kitten's attempts to imitate an adult cat's mastery of such skills as stretching and stalking. 2013.
Goyangi Means Cat
An understanding cat helps a young Korean girl adjust to her new home in America. 2011.
Bobo the Sailor Man!
Willie finds all sorts of interesting things while he and Bobo are exploring, including a bucket that would be a perfect boat for Bobo, but before he knows it, Bobo and the "boat" have disappeared. 2013.
Those Darn Squirrels and the Cat Next Door
Grumpy Old Man Fookwire's new neighbor has a cat that threatens his beloved birds, but the pesky squirrels figure out a way to solve the problem. 2011.
Brownie & Pearl See the Sights
After visiting the shoe shop, the hat shop, and the cupcake shop, a weary little girl and her sleepy cat head home for a nap. 2010.
Schachner, Judith Byron
Bits & Pieces
Tink is a very old cat with no common sense, but when he escapes outside he realizes how much he really does mean to his family. 2013.
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Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat with an overactive imagination who would rather be El Skippito, his Zorro-like alter ego. 2005.
Eula the cat is square and, while she longs to be round like other cats, her friends show her the benefits of the shape that she has. 2011.
Splat the cat has a special valentine for a certain someone in his class. 2008.
Cheetah Can't Lose
An overly confident cheetah challenges a pack of clever kittens to a race. 2013.
Do You Have a Cat?
Simple, rhyming text introduces historical figures through the cats each owned. Includes facts about each person. 2010.
Cats' Night Out
Cats dance the night away out on the town, doing the tango, rumba, twist, fox trot, and more. 2010.
Tumford's Rude Noises
Describes how Tumford the cat tests the patience of his parents by making loud and rude noises that compel a lesson in manners before company arrives. 2012.
Here Comes the Easter Cat!
When Cat tries to replace the Easter Bunny, he soon learns that the job is much harder than he expected--and does not allow time for naps. 2014.
When Fuddles the cat escapes from his house and goes to explore the great outdoors, his adventure is more taxing than he expected it to be. 2011.
Ginger and the Mystery Visitor
Ginger and the small kitten are happy living with the little girl who looks after them but one day a large and hungry visitor appears in the kitchen and changes their comfortable routine. 2010.
Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told In Haiku
A cat arrives at a shelter, arranges to go home with a good family, and settles in with them, all the while letting them know who is boss and, finally, sharing his real name. 2011.
Chester is thrilled to write his own book. 2010.
Yoko Finds Her Way
When Yoko gets lost in the airport, she uses her sign-reading skills to find her way back to her mama. 2014.
Have You Got My Purr?
When Kitten can't seem to purr, she sets out to question the other animals about it. 2010.
Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs. 2013.
Matilda and Hans
Matilda is a very good cat. She likes to sit quietly and read or water her flowers. Hans is very naughty. He makes too much noise and paints graffiti on the walls. When Hans goes too far and lets the animals out of the zoo, a reward is offered for information about him. What happens when Hans is finally caught? 2013.
Little Chick and Mommy Cat
A tale that explores themes of diversity, adoption, and alternative family life follows a little chick who shares a happy relationship with his loving mother, a cat with soft fur, tickling whiskers, and a long beautiful tail. 2012.