Why Do Cats Meow?

Paperback | April 23, 2001

byJoan HolubIllustratorAnna DiVito

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Many children love cats, and there is so much to know about America's most popular pet. Why do they meow, hiss, and purr? Why do they have whiskers, tails, and claws? Beginning readers can find out the answers to those questions and many more in this fun, fact-packed book filled with colorful feline photos and drawings.

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Many children love cats, and there is so much to know about America's most popular pet. Why do they meow, hiss, and purr? Why do they have whiskers, tails, and claws? Beginning readers can find out the answers to those questions and many more in this fun, fact-packed book filled with colorful feline photos and drawings.

Joan Holub is the author and/or illustrator of many books for children. She lives in North Carolina, where the famous groundhog Sir Walter Wally helps watch the weather at the Museum of Natural Sciences. You can visit Joan at www.joanholub.com.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.15 inPublished:April 23, 2001Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140567887

ISBN - 13:9780140567885

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

Customer Reviews of Why Do Cats Meow?

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent My 6 year old loves this book and reads it all the time. Its a decent length. Good value for the money.
Date published: 2015-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Q&A with great photos and info about cats For grades 1-3, 48 pages. Good quality photos and clear info. My kids especially enjoyed the information about why cats bring dead things to their owners as gifts. :o) Straightforward, easily read facts that are sometimes humorous. The author/publisher chose questions we wanted answers to, so this was a good read that helped us understand our 2 cats.
Date published: 2008-05-08