On his first night in his new home, a gang of howling and yowling, hissing and screeching cats terrorize him, destroying his newfound peace and quiet. Inspired by a Jewish folk tale, how Dog outwits the rascally cats makes for a humorous, satisfying story.
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Written by Ann Redisch Stampler
Illustrated by Jacqueline M. Cohen
Published March 31, 2003 by Clarion/HMH
Dimensions: 9.54 x 11.46 x 0.40 inches
Pages: 32 [ ADD TO GOODREADS ]
…clever story inspired by a Yiddish folktale…Stampler’s cache of onomatopoeic words makes for a diverting read-aloud”
…bold, vibrant watercolors…are wonderfully evocative and detailed…an appealing story that would make a fine read-aloud with…sound effects.
(School Library Journal)
… old-fashioned tribute to the triumph of wit.
- Aesop Accolade
- Sydney Taylor Notable Book
- Bank Street Best Books