A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Rhyming and repetition help with sight words and early literacy.
Exploring is fun, and you can do that wherever you are.
Positive Role Models
The cat is curious and in touch with its feelings.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Caldecott Honor winner Brendan Wenzel's Inside Cat is a sweet, playful read-aloud book with great rhythm and colorful, whimsical illustrations of an adventurous cat's expanding world. The repetition in the words that describe the cat's world inside the house will help early readers, and the variety of things the cat sees gives kids a chance to talk about their own adventures inside and outside their homes.
Is It Any Good?
With funny, engaging illustrations and lovely rhymes, Caldecott Honor-winner Brended Wenzel has crafted a delightful read-aloud story. It will get kids thinking about the way they see the world from their doorstep. Inside Cat is a fun read; the rhythm of words on each page is great for adults and the repetition helps with sight word recognition, and the cat's expressions and body language will grab the attention of the youngest readers.
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