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The Secret Life of Walter Kitty

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 12 Ratings and 12 Reviews

Book Description
Once in a very great long while Fang, swashbuckling hero of many of his own dreams, answers to the name of Snookums, but only if there's some kibble or catnip in it for him. Whenever Fang (A.K.A. Walter Kitty) gets tired of helping his People with household chores (sweeping curio shelves with his reckless tail, doing the dishes with his tongue), he feels a nap coming on. And just like that, Walter... More
Book Information
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date04/10/2007
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About Barbara Jean Hicks (Author) : Where I live: Oxnard, California, in a condo a block from the beach. Paradise!Where I lived until recently: Seattle, Washington. A gorgeous city and home to many friends and family members, which make... more
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About Dan Santat (Illustrator) : I am a children's book author/illustrator living in Southern California. I first appeared on the scene with my first book "The Guild of Geniuses" in 2004 (Arthur A Levine Books). Immeditaely after th... more
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An ordinary house cat has a secret life.
Reader Comments
10/13/2008 JR Poulter said: This cat has to be the original Cheshire cat ! We all have secret lives so it is a relief to know our cats are no different though maybe they hide it better and give us those supercilious - 'well you are a human what should we expect!' look!

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4/28/2008 Catherine A Gister said:
If I were still teaching, we would be reading this book and drawing about our pets' secret lives. This inspiring book is appealing to children and cat lovers who think we know about the secret lives of our felines. Dan Santant's illustrations are a brilliant companion to this delightfully written ... more

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6/18/2007 Dan Santat said: This was a great book written by Barbara Jean Hicks (Jitterbug Jam) from Knopf which is in stores now and has been wonderfully reviewed. I did the illustrations for this book when my son was born
tags: I illustrated, tigers, archaeologists, superheroes, pirates, cats

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