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Six-Dinner Sid Paperback – April 1, 1993
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From Publishers Weekly
A conniving kitty finds bed and board with a sextet of families; PW said, "Moore's witty text contains just enough wordplay and gentle humor to appeal to parents and children alike. This tale of multiple mischief is as clever as the cat it features." Ages 4-8.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 1-- In Sid's neighborhood on Aristotle Street, the residents don't talk to one another. So it's simple for Sid, a six-dinner cat, to make six different people think he belongs to them. He works hard for his suppers, with six different names and six types of behavior. But when a cough precipitates six visits to the animal hospital, he is found out by the observant vet. His owners agree to make sure he receives only one meal a day, but since Sid is six-dinner cat, he just moves to Pythagoras Place where the neighbors do talk to one another and don't mind sharing dinner with him. Moore's large, colored pencil illustrations are realistic and fill the pages. She is especially strong in portraying individualized characters in the multiethnic neighborhood and the wonderful feline playfulness and insouciance of Sid. The text is rhythmic and the plot is one that children can follow and enjoy. Moore's text and lush illustrations work together to create a book that can be shared one-on-one or with a group. Readers will be happy to have this cat come back again and again. --Marge Loch-Wouters, Menasha Public Library, WI
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Top customer reviews
It's a fast enough read for the little ones & just right for those learning to read! My youngest is 21 & just read it again! We are giving a copy to a great friend with a 2 year old and a new one on the way! Love to share the reading!
Sid alias Scaramouch, Bob, Mischief, Sally, Sooty, and Schwartz has quite a system going for himself until he gets a cough and a suspicious vet terns him in.
I like the picture of Sid in a cardboard box as we have to order coffee to get just the right size box for our cat where his head can rest of the edge when he squeezes in.