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Have You Seen My Cat?by Eric Carle
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A little boy's cat is missing, and he embarks on a fantastic round-the-world quest to find his lost pet. Along the way, he meets lots of interesting people and sees many beautiful members of the cat family, including lions and tigers and panthers. But over and over again he has to say "This is not my cat!" until at last he finds the cat he's looking for — who has a delightful surprise for him.
Eric Carle's simple, repetitive text and distinctive cut-paper illustrations make this modern classic a book to treasure.
With a few easy-to-read words and brilliantly colored collages, Eric Carle leads young readers on an around-the-world tour with a little boy who is looking for his cat. Through Africa, the Middle East, and into Asia, the boy searches--until he happily discovers what his cat has been doing with herself. Full color.
About the Author
Eric Carle well-known creator of many beloved picture books for small readers and listeners, including such classics as Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, The Tiny Seed, Rooster's Off to See the World, A House for Hermit Crab, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He is especially celebrated for his unique ability to combine learning with pleasure. Children delight in the distinctive beauty of his illustrations — richly layered collages in glowing colors — and they love his entertaining stories, which invite them to make their own discoveries in a natural, joyful way.
Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle received much of his education in Germany. He is a graduate of the Akademie der bildenden KÜnste in Stuttgart, where he learned about Goethe's color theory and complementary colors. Eric Carle has two grown children. He and his wife live in western Massachusetts.
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