The Fire Cat (An I Can Read Book)
Publish date: 1961
Publisher: World's Work
Pages no: 63
Edition language: English
Series: I Can Read Book-Level 1
I received a copy from a friend to whom I'd mentioned that I adored Esther Averill's cat books as a child. Next year maybe I can score a copy of Jenny and the Cat Club: A Collection of Favorite Stories about Jenny Linsky. Averill's early reader tells the story of Pickles, an aggressive, maculate yel...
This is the story of Pickles, a big brute of a spotted yellow cat, and how he finds a sense of purpose. I like that the story is told in three parts so that an emergent reader can a) take breaks when needed and b) feel a great sense of accomplishment upon finishing each part. The vocabulary is mos...
It's got a spotted cat instead of a dalmatian for the fire department mascot. And the cat wears a fire hat. It's brilliant. Go and read all the Esther Averill forthwith.
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