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Harper Collins, May 30, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 25 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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Review: Mittens (My First I Can Read)

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I think this would be cute anyway, but having recently adopted a young tabby who found a hiding place right away and still zooms around the house, it's accurate. I think this would be very fun for kids with new kittens. Read full review

Review: Mittens (My First I Can Read)

User Review  - Kay Heilman - Goodreads

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

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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.

In addition to illustrating the books about Mittens, Susan Kathleen Hartung has provided the art for numerous picture books, including One Leaf Rides the Wind by Celeste Davidson Mannis. She lives in Brooklyn, Michigan.

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