Smitten With Kittens

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Pub Date 08 Mar 2022 | Archive Date 15 Feb 2022

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Snuggly, fun, bouncy, and playful--who isn't smitten with kittens? A simple, rhyming story perfect for kitty loving kiddos everywhere!

Get smitten with kittens in this rhyming picture book perfect for read-alouds. There's so much to love about kittens--from their cute little mews to their unstoppable mischief-making! Turn to the back of the book for fascinating facts about cat behavior and care.
Snuggly, fun, bouncy, and playful--who isn't smitten with kittens? A simple, rhyming story perfect for kitty loving kiddos everywhere!

Get smitten with kittens in this rhyming picture book perfect for...

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ISBN 9781623541675
PRICE $16.99 (USD)

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This is a cute little picture book that cat lovers will certainly enjoy. It would make a nice read aloud.

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This is an adorable book that explains to younger children some of things that kittens like to do. The illustrations were cute. The language was appropriate for younger children. I liked at the end how it had a list of facts and ways to take care of your kitten. Cute read.

Thank you to NetGalley and Charlesbridge for providing me access to this ARC.

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A short and very sweet story told in rhyme about adorable kittens with fun kitten facts listed at the end. Beautiful pictures. I thank Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review this book.

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Slight, but very very gorgeous, this look at kittens is, with the science-y bit at the end, supposed to train the young human in cohabiting with baby cats. As such it shows them chasing birds on the TV, demolishing the loo roll, and going to sleep a lot. Er, it's the kittens doing all those things, mind – not the young humans. They're never shown in the distractingly good visuals, which I hope don't get in the way of the message getting across. What I think could do that as well is the clunky way the rhyme scheme just gets abandoned at the close – to me having this in verse is an either/or decision, not one to change your mind over just because you've said all you have to say. Still, the craft on the page here should gain success status for this book, which would be my hope for it too.

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Who isn’t smitten with kittens? This adorable book goes through a day in the life of a kitten (or kittens). It’s a simple book, but perfect for young children (toddlers to preschool age). I like the pencil-drawn illustrations with a few pops of color for accentuation. I’ll definitely be adding this to my collection of cat-themed children’s books.

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What a precious book! It has beautiful illustrations of kittens and the story was precious. I loved how at the end the author put in tips to explain to children how to care for and handle kittens. I received a complimentary copy from Charlesbridge via NetGalley and was not required to write a review. All opinions expressed are my own.

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Thank you to the author, illustrator, and publisher for a copy of this book in exchange for honest feedback. I absolutely loved the cover/subject matter for this book. I love cats!! And I love reading nice, heartwarming stories about cats. This is a lovely book, and I think it would be great for middle grade - young readers.

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A sweet ode to kittens for cat lovers and kids. I really enjoyed the black and white sketches with pops of color.

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Definetly must have book for every cat lovers. The adorable illustration and color contrast is a feast to the eye. Thank U Net Galley and Charlesbridge Publishing for the ARC.

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Smitten With Kittens is an adorable little book that is perfect to use as a read-aloud with toddlers or for younger children learning how to read on their own. I found the fun facts page at the end to be a great addition! I'm now trying to figure out if my cat is left-pawed or right-pawed.

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I received an advance reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.
Smitten with kittens is an adorable illustrated children's book all about the playful antics of kittens. Any cat owner or lover will adore this book. The illustrations are in pencil and are simply the cutest!! I enjoyed the rhyming Verses through the book and children will definitely enjoy and pick up on the rhymes to finish them themselves as you read it together.
The back of the book has some interesting facts and information for both children and adults alike and some helpful tips for children if wanting to get or care for a kitten.

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This joyful book celebrates the mishaps and mischievous adventures of kittens, staying true to all of the wildness of their personalities. The illustrations are absolutely precious, capturing the inquisitive looks and snuggly nature that is a cat. The text is limited on each page to a line or two, making it appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers. Finally, the book closes with ten facts about kittens that are written in a developmentally appropriate way — encouraging young children to learn more about this animal and how to be a good caregiver and friend to cats. Loved it!

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This book is adorable with the pencil drawings and the story line of the playful kittens. I love how the story captures the mannerisms of kittens; ever cat owner can relate! The pops of color on each page really captures your attention. My daughter and I are smitten with this book!
*****I received an ARC from NetGalley, the publisher, and the author, in turn for my honest review.

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I received an arc of this title from NetGalley for an honest review. An adorable picture book about kittens with mostly black and white illustrations and excellent rhyming skills.

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Beautifully illustrated and sweet! I think this book would be a perfect read aloud for toddlers to preschoolers and enjoyable for anyone who loves kittens!

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Super cute books about silly things kittens do. Love the realistic artwork. My cats do many of these silly things, great book for kids with cats.

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Very cute story about kittens!! I loved how sweet this was and would be great for a child with a cat or thinking about getting a cat or kitten.

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This is a cute little rhyming book about kittens. I liked how the pencil drawn illustrations and intentional bits of color created a calm style that matched the sing-song words. But some of the rhymes felt like a stretch to me and some of the illustrations didn't quite match the story. That made this an average read for me.

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How adorable! This sweet book celebrating kittens will definitely keep kids entertained. The pencil/charcoal style illustrations are so cute and really capture all the mischief and playfulness that comes with kittens. The story is told in verse and it flows very well. Kids can get extra enrichment identifying rhyming words. This would be a great enticement for a newly independent reader who might be a little reluctant or intimidated. The subject matter is sure to appeal and the simple words will encourage reading success.

Many thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review!

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I really enjoyed reading the words, and looking at the illustrations in this book. What an enchanting story, and just so clever. I think my favorite picture, was the kitten in the toilet paper. It was so much fun. I think that any child would love this story book for themselves, and I know that I would definitely buy it, for my 3 year old granddaughter.
Thank you so much for allowing me to read and review it.

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This adorable book is perfect for anyone who is smitten with kittens. Featuring a variety of things to love about kittens from their mews to mischief making this rhyming picture book is sure to be a hit with the animal lovers. The pictures are so cute and the facts about cat behavior and care at the end of the book is a nice finish.

Special thanks to Netgalley for the eARC in exchange for my honest review.

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Sweet children’s book with beautiful pencil drawings.

I give this book 5🌟 for many reasons. Made me smile from page one till the end. Everyone has seen these cute behaviour from a kitten, from falling asleep in the middle of playtime to being spooked walking in front of a mirror.

The pencil drawings, with the touch of colour, are adorable.
I love the cats facts at the end of the book.
Little kids will love this book and it is a fun way to teach them about cats.
A beautiful reading time with your children.
I am looking forward to reading more books by this talented duo.

Smitten with Kittens will be on sale in March 2022

I received a free copy of this book from the publishers via NetGalley. My review is voluntary.

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Princess Fuzzypants here: My humans are always saying they are smitten with the kitten. That kitten, by the way, is me. But who could not fall in love with our sweet voices, adorable antics and charming purrsonalities. No one. That is who.

This is a delightful book for the young reader- either self read or read to- that is filled with cute words and even cuter pictures. It is sure to be a bedtime favourite. Five purrs and two paws up.

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The rhyming book is different from other books about cats and kittens because of its black and white illustrations and fun facts section. Color is featured in the illustrations for items or animals like a red cardinal, brown basket, or green feather. All the main colors are not shown, though it could be used to talk about colors, numbers, and directional words. The book seems to focus on one tabby kitten. This kitten demonstrates most of the fun and curiosity from the text. The rhyming scheme is simple, while it also invites guessing as most of the rhyming pairs are on separate pages and readers must turn to the next page to connect them. The kitten is featured in different sizes and perspectives. The fun facts section consists of 10 facts about cats and kittens and will educate readers of all ages. A delightful addition to picture book collections.

Thanks to Charlesbridge Publishing Inc. and NetGalley for the e-galley. I read the published book for this review. My ratings and reviews are my own.

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