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 Cat's baton is gone : a musical cat-tastrophe
 Author: Hennesy, Scott

 Illustrator: Lanzisero, Joe

 Publisher:  Disney/Hyperion
 Pub Year: 2013

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 26 cm.

 BTSB No: 438121 ISBN: 9781423145837
 Ages: 3-7 Grades: K-2

 Stories in rhyme
 Lost and found possessions -- Fiction
 Musicians -- Fiction
 Orchestra -- Fiction
 Cats -- Fiction

Price: $6.50

Just before a big concert "Meowstro" Leopold von Kittenkatt asks each of his musicians if they have seen his baton, then must come up with a different way to lead his all-cat orchestra.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.90
   Points: .5   Quiz: 157622

   School Library Journal (03/01/13)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 03/01/2013 K-Gr 2—"Leopold von Kittenkatt/Is a conductor oh so grand./He leads a special orcatstra,/With cats from every land." So begins the first of many cat puns. Leopold has lost his baton. He speaks with the various mewsicians, who each play an instrument from their country. Some are appropriate, others are rather random. The Australian didgeridoo and the Cuban conga drum are fine, but the cello did not originate in Russia, or the oboe in Poland. Back matter includes a picture glossary giving more information about each instrument. The text reads fairly smoothly. The cookie-cutter, old-school, Disney-esque illustrations are the weak point here. An additional purchase.—Grace Oliff, Ann Blanche Smith School, Hillsdale, NJ - Copyright 2013 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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