I Don't Want a Cool Cat by Emma Dodd
  

I Don't Want a Cool Cat

Written by Emma Dodd

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The search for the perfect cat is a delight. A little girl thinks of all the kinds of cats she doesn’t want – a ‘treat-me-like-a-fool’ cat or a ‘looking-for-a-fight' cat, for example. And then the kind she really does want – “I just want a purry cat./ A small, soft, furry cat.” Each kind of cat is deliciously illustrated and the simple rhyming text makes a perfect refrain.

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I Don't Want a Cool Cat by Emma Dodd

A cool cat, a huffy over-fluffy cat, a prowly cat or a howly, yowly, scowly cat? ...children will love imagining what makes the perfect cat -- and what doesn't! With a bouncy, rhyming text that's perfect for reading aloud and witty, vibrant artwork from an award-winning, popular artist this exciting picture book will become a firm favourite in every household.

About the Author

Emma Dodd

Emma Dodd was brought up in a family of artists and from as far back as she can remember she has wanted to be an illustrator. I Love My Mummy, written by Giles Andreae and illustrated by Emma, won the Booktrust award in 2010. Among Emma’s favourite things in life are surfing with her kids, punctuality and Scrabble. Things she cannot abide include heights, pate and children who complain that they are bored. ‘How can you ever be bored,’ she says, ‘when you can always draw a picture?’ Emma lives in Surrey.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Emma Dodd
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Author's Website

emmadodd.co.uk/books

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Publisher

Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

5th February 2009

ISBN

9781846169502

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