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What's the story?
Cat the Cat is out for a walk and greets her friends -- Mouse, Duck, and Fish -- each time answering the question, \"Who is that?\" Then she encounters a strange, four-armed creature. Who is it? \"I have no idea,\" Cat the Cat says. Rather than shy away, she seizes the chance to make a new friend.
Is it any good?
Cat the Cat skips, jumps, and pirouettes with delight in this simple but cute book. Kids will relate when she stops up short at the sight of a giant yellow-green, four-armed creature stacking blocks -- and giggle when she and the creature scatter the blocks in sheer joy. Simple words and repetition make this an especially fun and rewarding choice for beginning readers.
Simply drawn, brightly colored cartoons are as exuberant as Cat and her friends.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about meeting new people. How do you greet someone new? How do you make new friends? Talk about how you got to know some of your best friends.
You also can talk about different kinds of greetings. What are some of the ways you say "hello"? And how do you answer?
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