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"What Is That?" Said the Cat (Hello Reader! Level 1) Paperback – Jun 1998

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  • Paperback: 1 pages
  • Publisher: Cartwheel Books (Jun. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0590259458
  • ISBN-13: 978-0590259453
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 15.9 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 748,565 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Scholastic Reader Level 1: "What Is That?" Said the Cat "I found a box", said the fox. "I heard", said the bird. This simple, rhyming, Level 1 "Hello Reader" features the very first sight words new readers learn. Full color. Full description

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jularo on 3 Dec. 2010
Format: Paperback
A fantastic book, I work in a children's day nursery I went on a course and they had this book I had a look at this and it's brilliant I bought a copy for my work and the children love it. It helps children to recognise words that rhyme. The children I work with is pre-school age and they all beginning to use words that rhyme. A great book highly recommend.
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"what is That?" Said the Cat 9 Dec. 2000
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This is one of my 6 yr old son's favorite books. It's an easy read. If you have a beginner reader this is a great book. One or two sentences per page sometimes just a word, great pictures and funny ending. Best of all my son can read it on his own and finds it funny every time it's read. In our family we give it five stars. Hope this helps.
39 of 39 people found the following review helpful
Great for new or struggling readers 4 April 2006
By Jennifer Smudin - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I really love beginner books that are truly for beginners. This one fits the bill. The repetitive, rhyming style makes it accessible for very new readers. Lots of short words to sound out like cat, pup and pig, with clear, uncluttered illustrations to help the reader along. All the animal names are repeated near the end of the story, which is funny and satisfying. It's one of my kindergartener's favorites.
20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
What is that said the cat. 9 Nov. 2006
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is a very fun entry-level reader because it combines common words,with very wonderful (expression filled) drawings and the story-line is constantly building to the surprising ending.

Our grandchildren all enjoy reading it to us.
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Great for beginning readers! 31 Dec. 2008
By J. Roberts - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
As a former 1st grade teacher & now the mother of a kindergartner and a pre-schooler I find that most reading series books listed as 'level 1' have too many words that frustrate beginning readers. If kids can't read two words out of every 5-8 word page they get frustrated & give up. "What is That?" Said the Cat uses rhyme and repetition to be readable and hold interest and it's funny - at least to my kids! My kindergartner has read this one to his brother - and anyone else who will listen - over and over since receiving it in his Xmas stocking (he's even giving the animals different voices & expression now). I've bought several other series 'level 1' which will sit on the shelf for a few more months, but I'll be looking for more Hello Reader level 1 books and more by Grace Maccarone.
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
What a great book ! 24 Feb. 2006
By Hayriye DIEHL - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
We already had this funny book and loved it so much, we had to order it for my son's kindergarten class. This book is perfect for beginning readers. Almost all the sentences have rhymes, like "it is big, said the pig", "let me see, said the bee". The drawings are well done and funny, and are perfect for helping kids to guess the words.

I know it will be a favorite of your child and that you will have a great time reading it again and again (plus, it's easy for kids to memorize it)
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