Monday, April 30, 2018

"If I had a Cat" - a bookwrap









Ever think about getting your very own cat?  They are amazing little creatures and have personality plus.  They have a mind of their own and love to use it, contrary to what their human may want.  Today's book is all about pondering what if........ 




Unwrapping







Authored by Juliana O'Neil
Illustrated by Laura Nikiel

Ages 2-5
Series:  Reading Stars
Paper back
Publisher:  Xist Publishing 



Unwrapping some wonderful illustrations for you to enjoy























Tips to help your child to read included







About the book





This book is perfect for beginning readers.  It includes 28 unique words that are listed at the end of the book for your child to learn.  This reading skill of learning sight words which will extend their  reading vocabulary is woven into the charming story of a young girl who is pondering what it will be like to have her very own cat.

"If I had a cat, I would take it for a walk.
It would not want to walk.
It would want to lie down."

"The cat would want to play.
 I would want to play. 
 The cat would not want to play
with me."  


Oh my, things don't seem to be working out with her possessing a cat.  Mmmmmm... maybe she should nix the cat ownership idea and settle on another pet.  Wonder what she will choose?  Can you guess?  

This sweet book with kid-friendly, vibrantly coloured illustrations will inspire kids to engage in the words therein and... read!  It is a wonderful first step in having them acquire a lifelong love of reading.  I recommend this particular book and the entire series.  



Storywraps Rating - 5 HUGS!!!!!









About the author





Juliana O'Neill has always loved reading. Since she read her first book (Hop on Pop) she has been committed to finding great stories. She loves cats, dolphins, and writing fun books for kids.




About the illustrator









I'm a seasoned art director experienced in digital illustration and graphic design. I've worked in corporate marketing for Simon Property Group, Fischer-Price and OpenNetwork Technologies. I specialize in vector illustration for healthcare and educational publishing.











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