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Naughty Kitty!

Naughty Kitty!, by Adam Stower | Book Review

Tenley Peck | Naughty Kitty!Naughty Kitty!

By Adam Stower

Age Range: 3-8 years

Hardcover: 32 pages

Age Range: 3-8 years

Publisher: Orchard Books (2014)

ISBN: 978-0545576048

What to expect: Kitties, Laughs, and Lurking Tigers

Adam Stower follows up his Silly Doggy! book with another winner, Naughty Kitty! A little girl, named Lily, wants a dog, but her mom gets her a kitty instead because they are “less work.” Much to Lily’s surprise, the “little kitty” starts causing serious havoc and earns the nickname, “Naughty Kitty”. However, she doesn’t realize that it isn’t her little kitty causing all of the trouble, but rather a tiger. If your child reads this book in sequence, they may remember, that at the end of Silly Doggy!, they adopt a tiger; however, this is still a great read that will cause many laughs.

This hilarious book allows the reader to see the tiger causing all of the problems, even though the little girl never sees the tiger lurking in the background. The colorful and intricate illustrations tell the real story of the tiger causing all of the mayhem. Readers will love watching the tiger and be dismayed on how Lily is not aware of the tiger. Each page turn will be met, with fingers pointing towards the tiger along with a laugh. This book is an entertaining bed-time read for kids ages 3 to 8!

Add this book to your collection: Naughty Kitty!

About the Author

Achieving a first class honours degree in Illustration from Norwich School of Art, Adam followed this by completing a Masters in Narrative Illustration at the University of Brighton and he has been illustrating professionally ever since. Adam illustrates work by a great variety of authors as well as several books he has written himself, the most recent being Troll and the Oliver (Templar). He wrote and illustrated SLAM!—a tale of consequences—which won the Norfolk Library Silver Award for Children’s Books.

Adam is well known for his strong cover artwork and charming black and white inside illustrations, including the series, Spymice (Puffin), The Dragons of Wayward Crescent (Orchard) and The Secret Country for Simon & Schuster. Adam works with publishers in the UK and the US and his picture books have been translated into many languages around the world. Adam is represented by Arena Illustration. Visit: http://www.worldofadam.com

Naughty Kitty!, by Adam Stower, was reviewed by Tenley Peck. Follow along with our Animal Books for Kids and Board Books categories to discover more great titles for sharing with the younger set.

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Tenley Peck and her husband, Rob are in the process of adopting a little girl from China. Currently, she is a proud parent to a very furry 7 year old Chow Chow named Walker. He enjoys children’s books featuring rabbits and squirrels (the more realistic the illustrations the better) and he especially likes scratch and sniff books. Tenley is a former Program Manager, responsible for marketing content and program management for a major distributor in the promotional products space. She has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Gonzaga University and a Bachelors in Business from the University of Washington. Now, she is the CEO of the Peck Household. She likes to cook, bake, travel, spend time with family and friends, decorate, and walk her adorable dog Walker.

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