Antoinette Portis is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Not a Box (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a 2007 Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor Book), Not a Stick, A Penguin Story (also chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), and Kindergarten Diary. She attended the UCLA School of Fine Arts and is a former creative director at Disney. Antoinette lives in Southern California.
She's not a "regular" girl because she's a kitty with the tail and ears to match!
The illustrations are cute, the story is fun, the tone is positive and the text conveys well the voice of a little girl.
It's a short read that both parent and child found enjoyable - I'd highly recommend it for a little girl.
This is my daughters FAVORITE book. Learned about it at our local library, story time, so we had to buy it... We read it allll the time!! Very fun.Published 3 months ago by Elisha Christenson
I love this book, and more importantly my daughter loves it. The message is fantastic, it's funny and the illustrations are wonderful. I highly recommend this book!Published 4 months ago by Zoe B.
daughter got this from the library 4 times so I got it permanently. book is great. kids love it.Published 7 months ago by Gafdu
The girls at my daughters' preschool all play princess kitty, so this book has been the best birthday present (bought for 6 girls so far and it's been a big hit). Read morePublished 21 months ago by Leah
Today, Maggie is not just Maggie. She's a kitty who meows when her mom asks if she wants juice or milk (meow means milk, of course.) But she's not JUST a kitty. Read morePublished on April 13, 2013 by E. Kennen
In this story, the main character first takes on the persona of a kitty by putting on a cat costume and becoming a kitty, doing every-day cat-like things. Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by Jish M.
Kitties, princesses and superheroes all rolled into one. Maggie never does anything the way she's "supposed" to, including acting like a little girl. Read morePublished on February 21, 2013 by Danielle M. Smith
After reading a few negative reviews regarding this book, I felt inclined to add my own. This book is lovely, funny, imaginative and reminds me of my own little 4-year-old princess... Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Angela M. Maffessanti