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The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Homespun tale of an uppity cat and grumpy old man.

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Warm, expressive watercolor-and-gouache paintings help create the tender though curmudgeonly tone that enriches the story. The folksy, rural language fraught with grammatical eccentricities and country words makes it seem real and honest. Together Terry Farish, who generally writes for young adults, and illustrator Barry Root tell an unusual story with impressive text and terrific illustrations.

This is a book any cat lover will love. And the rest of us will appreciate it, too.

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