Sunday, February 22, 2015

A Castle Full of Cats by Ruth Sanderson -- ESSENTIAL

Sanderson, Ruth A Castle Full of Cats. PICTURE BOOK. Random House, 2015. $16.99. Content: G.

The queen loves cats, and has filled her castle with them. Only problem? The king is, well, not a cat person. The queen's kitties, sensing this, try to butter him up, but it's not until he makes a big decision of his own that they can all get along. This book is perfect for cat-lovers -- or those who, like the king, firmly prefer other pets. The illustrations are hilarious, detailed, and tell whole stories in themselves, and the rhyming text has a great rhythm to it. The ending is a lot of fun as well.

EL (K-3) -- ESSENTIAL. Reviewer: Caryn

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