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Harper Collins, Jun 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Mittens is a small kitten in a big, new house. Everything seems loud and unfamiliar and scary. The little kitten wants a special place all his own. Can a new friend help him find one?

The satisfying story of an adorable kitten's search for security and his discovery of a new friend is perfect for children who, like Mittens, are ready to take their first steps on a new journey: reading.


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User Review  - Kay Heilman - Goodreads

My first graders enjoy this series and are waiting for more. Read full review

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User Review  - AC Bauch - Goodreads

Really liked this book, not only because I once had a cat named Mittens. I love the way the book informs children of what it can be like to get a new kitten, by relating one boy's story with his ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Lola M. Schaefer is the author of several books for children, including An Island Grows; Pick, Pull, Snap! Where Once a Flower Bloomed, an NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts; and What's Up, What's Down? She lives with her husband, Ted, in the mountains of north Georgia, where she occasionally observes the back end of a black bear, coyote, or gray fox.

Rita M. Bergstein lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her husband and three daughters.

Susan Kathleen Hartung is the acclaimed illustrator of "One Leaf Rides the Wind," "Christmas Mouseling," and "Dear Juno," She lives in Brooklyn, Michigan.

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