Book Description

A cozy story about grandfathers and granddaughters teasing one another.

Children can come up with some pretty funny questions! Here in this warm and amusing story, Grandpa teases his granddaughters with some very unusual answers. The girls are spending time with Grandpa and his cats, rejecting all his silly answers until one of them comes up with an idea that even Grandpa could not think of.

“When a young girl asks her grandfather why cats have tails, his teasing responses provoke some thoughtful replies. Good for a nursery bedtime story with parents or grandparents.” —Kirkus Reviews (U.S.)

“This crafty and pleasing story exploring the explanation behind a cat’s tail will charm readers.” —School Library Journal (U.S.)

Why Do Cats Have Tails? will certainly win the hearts of grandparents.” —Reading Time

“This is a cute, funny story that works on a couple of reading skills; comprehension and curiosity in our world along with the mental challenge of recollection. The book is also depicts the valuable role a grandparent can play in a child’s life.” —School Library Connection (U.S.)

David Ling is a publisher of both adult and children’s books. He created the Duck Creek Press imprint in 2010 and is also the author of But What Did We Get For Grandpa? illustrated by Dick Frizzell and We Love Our Dad illustrated by Nicky Sievert.

Stephanie Thatcher is an author and illustrator residing in Auckland, New Zealand. Stephanie Thatcher has been the recipient of a number of awards for both illustration and storytelling, including the Storylines Notable Book Award in 2014.

Age Range: 3-5

RRP: $25.99


Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational

Book Details
David Ling
Stephanie Thatcher
21.0 cm in H · 25.5 cm in W · 40 pages
Release Date:
May 2016
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