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My cat looks like my dad / Thao Lam.

Lam, Thao (author,, illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peabody PL - Columbia City JE LAM (Text) 30403002357895 Childrens - New Picture Book Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield jP Lam (Text) 78292000378276 Children's New Book Collection Checked out 07/24/2019
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial E LAM (Text) 33946003553406 Easy - 1st Floor Checked out 08/09/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1771473517
  • ISBN: 9781771473514
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Owlkids Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
A narrator describes all the ways in which her cat and father are--or are not--alike. They both love milk (we see them with milk mustaches) and sardines (ew!). They both start their mornings with stretches (yoga routine) and their afternoons with naps. What starts out as a humorous series of comparisons and visual gags takes a more meaningful turn when we realize the narrator may not be much like her parents at all. In the end, the narrator proclaims, "My cat is like my dad. But me? I'm like my mom." We see the same blue eyes, the same poofy hair--and then two pairs of dancing feet, but one belongs to a bird! It turns out the narrator is a pet parrot that readers will have glimpsed in the earlier spreads. Family, writes Thao, is what you make it.  Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
360 Lexile.
Subject: Cats > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers > Juvenile fiction.

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