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Cats Sleep Anywhere Hardcover – April 27, 2010


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 2
  • Hardcover: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books; New edition edition (April 27, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845079361
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845079369
  • Product Dimensions: 4.7 x 4.6 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.9 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #995,579 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From Publishers Weekly

A brief observant poem by the late Farjeon (1882-1965) provides the text for this slim book. Dainty illustrations depict blissfully smiling, sacked-out cats, "Fitted in a cardboard box,/ In the cupboard/ With your frocks." Mortimer's (A Pussycat's Christmas) expertise as a painter of miniatures is evident in both the meticulous detail of her work and her attention to texture?the cats' fur looks plush and silky. Her native British taste shows up in a fondness for floral patterns, especially in soft pinks and blues, which decorate hatboxes, upholstery and clothing. Those who really dote on cats will probably say, "Aw, how cute!" at every cat sprawled out on a swing or curled up in a shoe; others may find this excursion a bit purr-ecious. Ages 3-7.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 2-- Farjeon's hymn to cat behavior ("Cats sleep/ Anywhere,/ Any table,/Any chair,") is brought to life in Jenkins' humorous, stylized watercolor cartoons. The book is a wonderful combination of clean text and purrfectly matched illustrations. An offering that's the cat's meow. --Kathleen Whalin, formerly at Public Library of Columbus and Franklin County, OH
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A. D. Cox VINE VOICE on November 15, 2007
Format: Hardcover
A great book for the child who loves cats.

author of "Hobo Finds A Home"
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Talvi TOP 100 REVIEWER on January 6, 2012
Format: Hardcover
Cats Sleep Anywhere is a simple book with large pictures. It's really one long sentence about all the places cats sleep, which a picture on each page. E.g., Cats sleep anywhere, in cupboards (page), in drawers (page), in laps (page). As such, it is a quick read.

The pictures are quite lovely and well represented by the book cover. Lots of pictures of happy sleeping cats, all varieties, looking peaceful. This is a great book for bedtime to get kids 'in the mood.'

As a note: The copy I had was British and used the word 'frocks' rather than dresses.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Bigfot on January 3, 2013
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Great book and wonderful art by Anne Mortimer my niece loves it. carries it around every place
i love it
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By Elisabeth G. Wilson on June 22, 2014
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I missed the fact that it is a very small book in size. I should have read the description more carefully.
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By A Reader on December 20, 2013
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I should have read the description more carefully. This book is really small, maybe 4-inches x 4-inches. My daughter likes it, but I would like it more if it were larger. The illustrations are lovely.
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