The Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter EatonThe Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter Eaton

The Catawampus Cat

byJason Carter EatonIllustratorGus Gordon

Picture Books | March 21, 2017

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A tilted tale about a cat who sees the world from an unusual point of view, written by the hilarious Jason Carter Eaton (How to Train a Train) and illustrated by the equally humorous Gus Gordon (Herman and Rosie).
 
catawampus (cat-a-wam-pus) n. 1. Diagonal or at an angle. 2. Askew, awry.
 
The catawampus cat walks with a slant. And his skewed point of view has everyone in town looking at everything with fresh eyes. Even Bushy Brows Billiam who never notices anything, including what time class is over, spots the catawampus cat, and now he’s a star student! And when the town librarian sees the catawampus cat, she pulls the “wrong” book from the shelf, sending her into a life of adventure. The catawampus cat is in town and everything is about to change.
Jason Carter Eaton was born at a 44-degree angle and has only gotten more diagonal with age. He now leans so far over that he’s nearly upside down. While attempting to write his life story, he accidentally composed several children’s books, including Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians!; Bubble Trouble; How to Train a Train; and How to Tra...
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Title:The Catawampus CatFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.38 × 10.31 × 0.39 inPublished:March 21, 2017Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0553509713

ISBN - 13:9780553509717

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"Gordon’s engaging charcoal and wash spreads, enlivened with collage elements, supply the tilted special effects, while Eaton’s (How to Track a Truck) fond portrait of small-town life reminds readers that a slight change in outlook can transform everything."—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review