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Children's Fiction Friendship

Megabat and Fancy Cat

by (author) Anna Humphrey

illustrated by Kass Reich

Publisher
Tundra
Initial publish date
Apr 2019
Category
Friendship, Nocturnal, Chapter Books
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780735262591
    Publish Date
    Apr 2019
    List Price
    $15.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780735267114
    Publish Date
    Apr 2020
    List Price
    $10.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5

Description

Megabat returns, this time with a new nemesis: a very fancy cat. Can our tiny bat hero stop his Daniel's heart from being stolen by this nefarious, fluffy villain?

Megabat was looking forward to Christmas morning: presents, playing toys, smooshfruit and watching Star Wars. But then Daniel opened his last, most special present.

Daniel thinks this might be the best Christmas present yet: a beautiful cat named Priscilla! He's always wanted a pet.

Megabat is not sure he likes this cat. She tastes most hairy.

Daniel loves his new cat! She's fun to play with, and she's so soft and fluffy.

Megabat is not soft OR fluffy. He's not purebred and he doesn't have a big, beautiful swishy tail. What if Daniel loves Priscilla more than Megabat? This is truly a disturbance in the Force. Megabat and Birdgirl must find a way to get rid of this trubble cat once and for all!

Calamity ensues as Megabat and Birdgirl try to come up with ways to get rid of Priscilla. But is there more than meets the eye with this furry menace? Kass Reich's adorable illustrations paired with Anna Humphrey's hilarious text make for another unforgettable Megabat adventure.

About the authors

ANNA HUMPHREY dreamt of being a writer since she was a teenager, and those dreams came true with the publication of her first YA novel, Mission (Un)Popular. Clara Humble and the Kitten Caboodle is the third and final book in the three-book Clara Humble series. Anna lives with her family in Kitchener, Ontario.

Anna Humphrey's profile page

KASS REICH is an artist and educator. She graduated with a degree in Art Education from Concordia University, then worked in Beijing as an early childhood educator for nearly three years. Working with little ones inspired her to start making picture books for young learners. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

 

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Editorial Reviews

One of Scholastic Teacher's 50 Best Books of Summer 2019 
One of CCBC's Best Books for Kids & Teens 2019
PRAISE FOR Megabat and Fancy Cat:

“Fancy or not, this quick read is amusing.” --Kirkus Reviews
"Megabat and Fancy Cat is a great story for the early reader crowd that like their life lessons with a healthy dose of laughter. It will provoke thought about judging a book by its cover, being open-minded and welcoming in the face of jealousy, and the benefits of working as a team." --CM Magazine
“A fun, easy, definitely recommended read.” --Resource Links
“A great pick for kids adjusting to a new sibling or other changes in their home structure.” --BookRiot

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Other titles by Kass Reich