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A Carnival of Cats Read-Along

by Charles Ghigna, illustrated by Kristi Bridgeman, narrator Christian Down

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nursery rhymes, circus, cats
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There’s a purrrfect little carnival coming to town, filled with adorable cats of all different kinds! In this hint-and-reveal board book, babies, toddlers and cat-lovers alike will enjoy discovering (and guessing) what breed of cat is hiding on the next page. With playful rhyming text from award-winning author Charles Ghigna, aka Father Goose®, and beautiful illustrations by celebrated artist Kristi Bridgeman, this exuberant board book will have everyone guessing what cat is that!

About the Authors
Charles Ghigna, or Father Goose®, lives in a treehouse in the middle of Alabama. He is the author of more than 100 award-winning books from Random House, Disney, Hyperion, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Time Inc., Abrams, Boyds Mills Press, Charlesbridge, Capstone, Orca and other publishers. He has served as poet-in-residence and chair of creative writing at the Alabama School of Fine Arts and as a nationally syndicated feature writer for Tribune Media Services. For more information, visit www.FatherGoose.com.
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Kristi Bridgeman is both an exhibiting visual artist and an illustrator of books for children, including the popular picture books The Sock Fairy and The Knot Fairy. Born and raised on the West Coast of Canada, she attended Emily Carr College of Art and now resides in Victoria, British Columbia. Actively involved with the environment, children and the arts, she is vice president of the Island Illustrator’s Society.
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Kristi Bridgeman is both an exhibiting visual artist and an illustrator of books for children, including the popular picture books The Sock Fairy and The Knot Fairy. Born and raised on the West Coast of Canada, she attended Emily Carr College of Art and now resides in Victoria, British Columbia. Actively involved with the environment, children and the arts, she is vice president of the Island Illustrator’s Society.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
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Awards
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens
Editorial Reviews

"Ghigna and Bridgeman offer a rhyming guessing game featuring 10 cats, set against the festive atmosphere of a carnival. Pennants, balloons, lanterns, and confetti adorn Bridgeman’s mixed-media illustrations, while readers can turn the pages to complete Ghigna’s playful rhymes...Cat lovers of any age should be delighted."

— Publishers Weekly

"This would be a great book to pair with a non-fiction book about cat breeds."

— Resource Links

"The illustrations are gorgeous."

— 49th Shelf blog

? "The artwork, created with sepia ink, watercolor, and wax resist on paper, offers lovely, detailed pictures of all the felines frolicking about in carnival settings...No doubt preschoolers will enjoy learning about the various breeds of cat, but it's the whimsical illustrations that really make this one something to purr about."

— Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A charming pet tale...Beautiful illustrations are sure to enchant even the youngest reader. If you’re looking for a book that can be read, enjoyed, [and] chewed upon...A Carnival of Cats is sure to delight."

— January Magazine

"From its alliterative title to the closing surprise, A Carnival of Cats is a fun, informative read. Highly Recommended."

— CM Magazine

"Ever since we received this book, Henry has wanted to read it every night...Each page features different appearances, names, and behaviors of cats. I was surprised at how much I learned! We’ve been practicing the different types of cats, so he will be better able to identify his feline friends. I’d highly recommend this board book. It is quite fun to read, and every night, I look forward to reading it...This book will be a wonderful read aloud in an early childhood classroom. There are opportunities for comparing and contrasting, rhyming, and cross-curricular elements by talking about different breeds of cats."

— Unleashing Readers blog

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