How to Teach Your Cat a Trick: in Five Easy Steps (How to Cat books) (Hardcover)

How to Teach Your Cat a Trick: in Five Easy Steps (How to Cat books) By Nicola Winstanley, Zoe Si (Illustrator) Cover Image

How to Teach Your Cat a Trick: in Five Easy Steps (How to Cat books) (Hardcover)

By Nicola Winstanley, Zoe Si (Illustrator)


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In this hilarious and clever follow-up to How to Give Your Cat a Bath, a boy, a dog and a know-it-all narrator are thwarted by a cat who refuses to learn a trick. The perfect read-aloud for fans of Interrupting Chicken.

Step one: Decide on a trick
Step two: Get some treats ready
Step three: Hold the treat in your hand and ask your cat to do the trick
Step four: Watch your cat do exactly what you asked him to do
Step five: Reward your cat for doing the trick
Simple, right?
This spoof on an instruction manual features an increasingly bewildered human, a nonchalant cat, a very good dog and a know-it-all narrator . . . who really doesn't know it all. How DO you teach a cat a trick? Read on to find out!
NICOLA WINSTANLEY has always believed in the power of stories to bring comfort. She is the author of The Pirate's Bed, A Bedtime Yarn, How to Give Your Cat a Bath and Cinnamon Baby, which won an honor prize for the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award and was shortlisted for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. Nicola lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with her family, a huge cat, and a tiny dog.

ZOE SI is a cartoonist and illustrator living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. She has a lifelong passion for laughing at her own jokes and is always looking for new ways to tell stories with her art. Zoe holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia and practiced law for a number of years. She now spends her days making children’s books, cartooning and writing for The New Yorker, freelance illustrating, and drawing comics of everything in sight. In her spare time, she enjoys climbing mountains and petting dogs, especially her own.
Product Details ISBN: 9780735270619
ISBN-10: 0735270619
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publication Date: September 27th, 2022
Pages: 52
Language: English
Series: How to Cat books
"[A]n air of classic Sunday comics. . . . Droll humor at its best for both dog and cat lovers." —Kirkus Reviews

"[A] funny, sweet story that highlights what all cat owners know: cats will do what they want, when they want." —CM Reviews

"“[T]his book will have you and your little ones laughing out loud. Zoe Si’s illustrations are perfectly simple, expressing emotion in the little boy, his frisky cat, and helpful dog. A must read for cat lovers!" —Quebec Library Association