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Happy Cat
I Like to Read® Book Level B
by Steve Henry
Steve Henry, Illustrator

Paperback | 24 pages | 6 x 9 | US$ 3.99
ISBN: 9780823438792 | 11-30-2017

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: KINDERGARTEN | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Friendship, Animals/Fiction
Recommendations: A, K*, SLJ

CCSS Codes:
K: RF.3, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4, RL.1-10
1: RF.1, 1a, 3, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3g, 4, 4a, 4b, 4c, RL.1-9
2: RL.1-7

About the Book

The joys of giving and receiving are celebrated in this easy-to-read story about a cat who seeks shelter on a snowy day.
Shivering, Cat jumps into the basement window of a small apartment building. As Cat makes his way up to a top-floor garret, Dog gives Cat a book, Rabbit gives him a plant, Bird gives him a painting, and Elephant gives him a hot drink. Cat is happy! Everyone is happy!

Cutaway views of the building with each character cozy in his apartment and constructively occupied—reading, painting, tending plants, and playing a piano—will fascinate new readers.


About the I Like to Read® Series: Picture Books for Every Level of Emerging Reader

I Like to Read®
books are picture books written and illustrated so that even the newest reader can enjoy a satisfying, quality literary experience. The books in the series are written at kindergarten and early first grade reading levels, and have been evaluated and assigned Guided Reading Levels A-G based on the Fountas and Pinnell system.

"These books deftly combine text and art to create a positive experience for new readers."—School Library Journal

"This series dares to make entertaining reads from short texts and familiar vocabulary"—Kirkus Reviews

"Each one makes the hard world of learning to read enough fun to encourage children at this critical developmental moment to try another one."—Vicky Smith, Children's and YA Editor at Kirkus Reviews

Click here for flash cards for each book, educator's materials for the series and the complete listing of I Like to Read® books!