Matilda's Cat

Matilda's Cat

Illustrated by: Emily Gravett
For Ages: 4 - 8
This delightful picture book with Emily Gravett’s signature twist ending sweetly depicts the relationship between a child and her beloved pet.

Matilda is desperate to figure out what her cat will enjoy. She tries everything she can think of: climbing trees, playing with wool, even tea parties and dress-up games, but as Matilda gets more and more creative in her entertainment attempts, her cat moves from unimpressed to terrified. Will Matilda ever figure out what her cat likes?

In the style of Dogs and Monkey and Me, this young picture book from Emily Gravett is an insightful, fond, and funny look at the relationship between a little girl and her cat that’s sure to strike a chord with anyone who’s ever loved a pet.
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  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442475274 | 
  • March 2014 | 
  • Grades P - 3
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About the Author

Emily Gravett
Photo Credit: Mark Hawdon

Emily Gravett

Emily Gravett is the author and illustrator of Wolf Won’t Bite!, Blue Chameleon, The Odd Egg, The Rabbit Problem, Dogs, Spells Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal), Monkey and Me, Meerkat Mail, and Wolves (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Award for Illustration), as well as Orange Pear Apple Bear and Again! (both shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal). Emily lives in Brighton, England, with her partner, their daughter, and the family dog. Visit her at EmilyGravett.com.

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