The Cat on the Mat Is Flat by Andy GriffithsThe Cat on the Mat Is Flat by Andy Griffiths

The Cat on the Mat Is Flat

byAndy GriffithsIllustratorTerry Denton

Paperback | September 1, 2009

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Muck! Uck! Yuck!
It is just bad luck
When the truck of a duck
Gets stuck in the muck?
Wacky rhymes that won't bore!
All of this and so much more;
What are you waiting for?

Over 1,000,000 Andy Griffiths books in print!

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...
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Title:The Cat on the Mat Is FlatFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.22 × 6.17 × 0.51 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:Square FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312535848

ISBN - 13:9780312535841

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from The funniest book ever I took this book out from the library for my three kids aged 7,6,and 4. The short funny rhymes kept the children engaged every minute. When finished reading they wanted me to read it over and over again. Great for kids with the tongue twisting rhymes.
Date published: 2008-04-01

Editorial Reviews

"Griffiths's innovative book for beginning readers collects nine short, intentionally silly snippets propelled by kid-pleasing, tongue-tripping verse. . . . Denton's edgy, stick-figure-filled sketches enhance the zaniness factor and the offbeat, ironic humor." -Publishers Weekly"Imagine the outcome if Dr. Seuss, Dav Pilkey, and Lane Smith were locked in a room until they came up with a book for beginning or reluctant readers. These nine rhyming stories have action galore, plenty of dialogue, and ample pen-and-ink illustrations, all wrapped up in humor. . . . Even young people who are struggling to get the hang of reading may happily handle all 176 crazy pages." -School Library Journal"Definitely not your parents' easy reader, but perfect for fans of Lane Smith's HAPPY HOCKEY FAMILY." -Kirkus Reviews"Take one part Dr. Seuss, one part Edward Lear, place in a blender with a dash of Dav Pilkey and a bit of Cartoon Network juice . . . meant to be read as pure joy. It's a piece of candy eaten in secret between meals." -The Excelsior File (blog)"This collection of stories is fun albeit with a touch of mayhem . . . This is a good book for beginning readers, in the same vein as THE CAT IN THE HAT and THE CAT IN THE HAT COMES BACK. It will likely spark a new rhyming nation of happy youngsters, some of whom will grow up to write their generation's outrageously funny advertising jingles . . . Any beginning reader will find it charmingly slapstick and fun." -Armchair Interviews