By Marty Crisp
NorthWord Press, 2003. Informational. 63 p.
This fun informational book uses a question-and-answer format to present a variety of information about cats.
By Nonny Hogrogian
Roaring Book Press, 2009. Picture Book
Cool Cat's neighborhood isn't so cool. It's barren and brown, littered with rusty cans and broken bottles. No problem. With an old paint box, a troop of helpful animals, and lots of imagination, Cool Cat turns the world around him into a Rousseau-style masterpiece. An enchanting story of resourcefulness and positive thinking.
By Ursula LeGuin
Orchard Books, 1988. Intermediate. 39 p.
Four young cats with wings leave the city slums in search of a safe place to live, finally meeting two children with kind hands.
By Jef Czekaj
Blazer Bray, 2011. Picture Book
Important secrets about how best to live a cat's life will be revealed only to those who can prove that they are genuine cats.
By Elizabeth Coatsworth
Aladdin, 1930. Newbery. 88 p.
In ancient Japan a struggling artist is angered when his housekeeper brings home a tiny white cat he can barely afford to feed. As the artist and cat get to know each other, the artist comes to realize that cats are truly noble creatures.
By Elizabeth Schoonmaker
Aladdin, 2011. Picture Book
Eulah the cat is square and, while she longs to be round like other cats, her friends show her the benefits of the shape that she has.
By Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press, 2012. Intermediate.142 p.
Kitty decides to run for President of the Neighborhood Cat Association.
By Kevin Henkes
Greenwillow Books, 2004. Caldecott. Picture Book
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
By Beverly Cleary
Marrow, 1973. Fiction. 156 p.
The happy home life of Socks, the cat, is disrupted by the addition of a new baby to the household.