The Cat on the Mat Is Flat

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Macmillan, Aug 21, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 166 pages
Inspired by the work of his literary idol Dr. Seuss, bestselling author (and former teacher) Griffiths entices and engages even the most reluctant of readers with this collection of nine wacky stories that put animals in silly situations and make reading fun. Illustrations.

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" ‘Alas! Alack!' said Harry Black. / ‘I cannot give that yak a whack! / or he'll attack me with that tack!' " The creators of the aptly titled Just Disgusting (2004) reunite for nine rhymed romps ... Read full review

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The appeal of this book is its simplicity-rhyme, rhythm and repetition, combined with wicked illustrations by Terry Denton. Griffiths' is well known for writing books that encourage reluctant readers ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Andy Griffiths is the New York Times bestselling author of The Day My Butt Went Psycho!, Zombie Butts from Uranus!, Butt Wars! The Final Conflict, and The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow. In 2007, he became the first Australian author to win six children's choice awards in one year for Just Shocking! He is passionate about inspiring a love of books in his young readers, and works as an ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Project, which provides books and literacy resources to remote indigenous communities around Australia. Andy is a big fan of Dr. Seuss and of cauliflower. He lives in Melbourne, Australia, and is Australia's most popular children's writer.

Terry Denton is known for his humorous illustration style and has worked with Andy on the Just! books, among others. He lives by the sea in Australia with his wife, three kids, and a pop-up toaster that only toasts on one side.

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