Bound To Stay Bound

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 Crash! the cat
 Author: McPhail, David

 Publisher:  Holiday House (2016)

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

 BTSB No: 630900 ISBN: 9780823436491
 Ages: 3-6 Grades: K-1

 Cats -- Fiction
 Pets -- Fiction

Price: $21.36

The family cat destroys everything in his path, and the two girls who love him worry that he may be sick or blind in this story of unconditional pet love.

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Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 1.00
   Points: .5   Quiz: 186353

   Kirkus Reviews (-) (07/15/16)
   School Library Journal (10/01/16)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 10/01/2016 PreS-Gr 1—Sisters Krissie and Kait love their rambunctious cat Crash. He lets them carry him and dress him up, and he always sleeps with them. But he has earned his name. He destroyed Kait's drum, Krissie's doll, and even a birthday cake. This story is a simple one to understand for those who adore their pets. The siblings love their cat unconditionally, and, of course, he redeems himself in the end. McPhail matches the short and sweet text with single-scene illustrations with a lot of white space to capture the action. This is a good addition to beginning reader collections even though it is formatted as a picture book. VERDICT Newly independent readers, cat lovers, and McPhail's many fans will enjoy Crash's antics.—Betsy Davison, Cortland Free Library, NY - Copyright 2016 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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