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December Author of the Month

December 4, 2019

December Author of the Month

“I love my white shoes!  I love my white shoes!”  sings Pete the Cat as he walks along the street in Eric Litman’s beloved children’s book of the same name.

Pete the Cat has become an all-time favorite character in children’s literature and can be found rocking in his school shoes, wearing his magic sunglasses, losing his four groovy buttons, making friends with the new guy and saving Christmas. These are wonderfully easy to read and engaging short stories.  

Children love the repetition of verses and simple rhyming language.  In addition to storybooks, Pete the Cat can also be found in Emergent Reader books as well as song books and a phonics collection.  You just can’t lose with Eric Litman’s books and remember as Pete says, “It’s all good!”  

Pete the Cat books have only a few words on each page.  This makes the book easy to sit through for toddlers and simple to begin reading on their own as your child grows.

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