Synopses & Reviews
Cat after cat makes its way over the fence and into the backyard of a lady whos looking for a little quiet to enjoy some music. There are slinky cats and stinky cats, gray cats and stray cats, but all the cats have one thing in common—they love to sing. Meow!
This companion book to Too Many Dogs brings a fun, rhyming text together with bright, humorous artwork in a book that will be irresistible to animal and cat lovers.
Anna had a dozen cousins
All of them were boys.
What's life like for one little girl with TWELVE male cousins? Not easy! "They read her secret diary. They used up all her paint. They put a lizard in her hat to see if she would faint." Loaded with infectious humor, this rollicking, rhyming picture book features a happy heroine who adores her big, boisterous boy family.
About the Author
and#160;Lori Haskins Houran has published 14 books for young readers, including Too Many Dogs, Too Many Cats, and Ducks in Muck (all Random House), which was an ALA/Booklist Top Ten Easy Reader. Her two most recent books came out in Spring 2013, I Will Keep You Safe and Sound (Scholastic) and Dig Those Dinosaurs (Whitman). A Dozen Cousins is autobiographicalandmdash;Lori grew up with tons of cousins, and her kids have too. Lori lives in Palm Beach, FL. Visit her online at lorihaskinshouran.com.and#160;and#160;and#160;Sam Usher lives in London. His debut picture book Can You See Sassoon? (Little Tiger Press) earned many accolades in England: It was long-listed for the Greenaway Medal, and short-listed for the andldquo;Read it Again!andrdquo; award, the Red House Childrenand#39;s Book Award, and the Waterstones Childrenand#39;s Book Prize. Sam has recently relocated from Chew Magna, near Bristol, to Windsor, near the Queen. A Dozen Cousins is his second picture book. Visit Sam online at samusher.com