Book Description

Cat’s new hat has blown away in the wind; with bold, colorful characters and simple text for young children.

Cat has a new hat, but the wind has other plans. Cat rides his skateboard past various animals in search of his new hat. With colorful, simple illustrations and short, rhyming, easy-to-understand sentences this is part of the Cat’s Adventures serie of books, aimed at encouraging a love of literacy in emergent readers. Bold illustrations and simple rhyming text enable new readers to develop their vocabulary, as well as encouraging the recognition and understanding of word structure through phonics.

This short rhyming picture book is perfect for the youngest readers. It features large type and easy words, paired with sweet and simple illustrations that will help beginning readers decode the story.

  • Short sentences.
  • Fun picture clues, with familiar animals.
  • Bold, colorful illustrations with appealing characters.

Rebecca Purcell is a children’s book author and illustrator from Portland, United States. She studied art history in college before launching her career as an artist. Prints of her cute illustrations can be found in nurseries and playrooms around the world. Rebecca likes drawing with pencils, hiking through alpine meadows, and drinking large quantities of tea. She lives in an old brick house with her husband, two sons, a stubborn dog, and a nearly perfect cat.

Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels

Guided Reading Level: D

Grade Level Equivalent: K

Educational Descriptions

Board book, emergent reader, Cat and Friends series, Story elements: setting, plot and character development, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, speech bubbles, rhythm and rhyme, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, identify sequence of events, cause and effect relationships and problem and solution. Themes: friendship, lost and found.

Interest Age: 1 to 3 years

Reading Age: 5 to 6 years

RRP: USD $7.95 / GBP £6.99 / AUD $$9.99

Format: Board Book

Page Count: 24 pages

ISBN: 978-1-80036-006-8

Book Details
Author:
Rebecca Purcell
Illustrator:
Rebecca Purcell
Format:
Board Book
Size:
14.5 cm in H · 17.8 cm in W · 24 pages
Categories:
Release Date:
July 2021
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