Cats Are a Liquid

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.1 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250206596

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About the Author

Rebecca Donnelly makes her picture book debut with Cats Are a Liquid. She was born in England and has lived in California, Florida, and New Mexico. These days she writes, studies cats, and works as a children's librarian in northern New York. Her debut middle-grade novel, How to Stage a Catastrophe, was an Indies Introduce/Kids' Indie Next pick.

Misa Saburi was born in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she illustrates children's books, including Bearnard's Book, written by Deborah Underwood, and Monster Trucks, written by Joy Keller.

Reviews

Booklist "Mewbery" Nominee

"This bouncing tale will have viewers of all ages giggling" --The Bulletin, starred review, on Cats Are a Liquid

"This amusing STEM picture book explores whether and how cats are a liquid . . . As Donnelly and Saburi display, liquid-ish felines make delightful, funny subjects for scientific research and picture books alike." --Publishers Weekly on Cats Are a Liquid

"A humorous, poetic look at the solidity of cats in all their manifestations. The perfect segue to a science or poetry lesson, and good read-aloud fun as well." --School Library Journal on Cats Are a Liquid

"In an endlessly amusing--and strangely thought-provoking--premise ('based on the Ig Nobel Prize-winning investigation'), cats are depicted doing everyday things--lounging, napping, climbing, peeing, bathing--while the text offers double entendres that could refer to the physiology of either housecats or of liquids . . . Pair this gem with A Greyhound, a Groundhog (2017) for a rollicking story time inclusive of cat- and dog- (and hog-) lovers" --Booklist on Cats Are a Liquid