RISE OF ZOMBERT, by Kara LaReau, Illustrated by Ryan Andrews, Candlewick Press

Could Bert really be a zombie cat? Two friends put their brains together to find out in a wry new mystery series.While helping her best friend, Danny, film his latest horror flick, Mellie discovers a scraggly cat behind a dumpster outside the YummCo Foods factory. Mellie names the stray Bert and hides him in her … Continue reading RISE OF ZOMBERT, by Kara LaReau, Illustrated by Ryan Andrews, Candlewick Press

THE PAWED PIPER, by Michelle Robinson, Illustrated by Chinlun Lee, Candlewick Press

Calling all kittens! A little girl longing for a pet of her own gets a bit more than she bargained for in this cat-filled celebration. A small girl wants a cat of her very own: a furry fluffball to cuddle, just like the one in her book or her grandmother's cat, Hector. So she lays … Continue reading THE PAWED PIPER, by Michelle Robinson, Illustrated by Chinlun Lee, Candlewick Press

DOUGLAS, by Randy Cecil, Candlewick Press

In his follow-up to Lucy, Randy Cecil again tells a visually arresting tale in four acts -- this time about a brave movie-theater mouse on a daring adventure. When Iris Espinosa goes to the cinema, she doesn't expect to meet a small mouse. And she certainly doesn't expect that mouse to stow away in her … Continue reading DOUGLAS, by Randy Cecil, Candlewick Press

LUPIN LEAPS IN: A BREAKING CAT NEWS ADVENTURE, by Georgia Dunn, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Lupin Leaps In is a brand-new comic collection of Breaking Cat News for middle grade readers! This just in: Three adorable house cats are reporting the most hilarious breaking news! Based on author/illustrator Georgia Dunn’s real-life pets, Elvis, Lupin, and Puck strap on neckties and pick up microphones to provide the most up-to-date relevant news … Continue reading LUPIN LEAPS IN: A BREAKING CAT NEWS ADVENTURE, by Georgia Dunn, Andrews McMeel Publishing

LITERARY WONDERLANDS: JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREATEST FICTIONAL WORLDS EVER CREATED, by Laura Miller, General Editor, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

Out November 2016 A glorious, full-illustrated collection that delves deep into the inception, influences, and literary and historical underpinnings of nearly 100 of our most beloved fictional realms. Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans two thousand years of creative endeavor. From Spenser's The Fairie Queene to Wells's … Continue reading LITERARY WONDERLANDS: JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREATEST FICTIONAL WORLDS EVER CREATED, by Laura Miller, General Editor, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press

DESCRIPTION: A fiesta of feline facts for cat lovers everywhere! It's amazing but true: there are approximately 600 million pet cats around the world! And why not? Not only are they playful, cuddly, and smart, they are also very helpful. Best known as skilled hunters, they can also predict storms and earthquakes, bring comfort to … Continue reading SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press

SEVEN BAD CATS, By Moe Bonneau, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

There once were seven very BAD cats... Seven cats anywhere are probably too many. Seven BAD cats, all in one boat, is asking for trouble... When a band of very bad cats stow away on a little girl's boat she knows she's in for a bumpy ride. But when they take their antics too far … Continue reading SEVEN BAD CATS, By Moe Bonneau, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

OSCAR THE GUARDIAN CAT, by Chiara Valentina & Segre Paolo Domeniconi

Inspired by the true story of Oscar, a special cat who watches over the residents of Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Oscar the Guardian Cat lives at Hope House along with Nurse Dolores, Dr. Goodhelp, and the grandparents of many children who come to visit. The story is told from … Continue reading OSCAR THE GUARDIAN CAT, by Chiara Valentina & Segre Paolo Domeniconi

I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo! By Schulz, A Peanut Collection, Book Review, Andrews McMeil Publishing

DESCRIPTION: In "I'm Not Your Sweet Babboo!, " an endearing collection of strips from 1983, Sally tries harder than ever to convince Linus that he is indeed her sweetie. But when Linus fails to come through with candy and flowers on Valentine's Day, Sally forces Charlie Brown to punch his best friend, Linnus, in the … Continue reading I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo! By Schulz, A Peanut Collection, Book Review, Andrews McMeil Publishing

THE CAT ENCYCLOPEDIA FOR KIDS, by Joanne Mattern, Capstone, Non Fiction, Middle-Grade

Due out March 1, 2018 Thanks to Netgalley and Capstone for providing me with this ARC to read and provide my honest review. Description For Ages: 9-12 Do you have cat-titude? Learn the history, behaviors, physical traits, and special characteristics of cat breeds including Siamese, Persian, American Shorthair, Abyssinian, Maine Coon, and many more. Filled … Continue reading THE CAT ENCYCLOPEDIA FOR KIDS, by Joanne Mattern, Capstone, Non Fiction, Middle-Grade