The Amazing Crafty Cat (Hardcover)
Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the Crafty Cat series.
Sometimes school can be scary and even embarrassing, but not today. Today is Birdie’s birthday, and everything will be perfect! Birdie's panda-riffic cupcakes are beautiful, and there’s one for everyone. She will be the star of the class. But then . . . disaster! A trip and fall on the way to school means no more cupcakes! Who can save the day? Who can make the class smile again? This is a job for Birdie’s alter ego . . . the Amazing Crafty Cat!
After a quick transformation, Birdie is ready. She’s not afraid of sticky paws or paper cuts. She’s not afraid of anything, even Anya, the class bully. It’s time to get crafting!
From Just Grace and Fashion Kitty author Charise Mericle Harper comes the first volume in a hilarious, charming, and sweet graphic novel trilogy for young readers about a little girl who can craft her way out of any situation. Each volume includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities. Get your paws ready for crafty time!
About the Author
Charise Mericle Harper has written more than fifty books for children, not that she counted, but once when she was at school visit a kid put his hand up and said, “you wrote fifty-four books. I counted them on Amazon”. These books include chapter books, graphic novels, picture books and early readers, including the Crafty Cat, Fashion Kitty, and Just Grace series, and The Good For Nothing Button. Charise also wrote and illustrated the weekly comic strip Eye Spy. Charise is excited and slightly nervous to share Bad Sister with the world. It’s not easy to admit you were bad, even if now you are very, very good.
"... a genuinely sweet book about a second-grader finding an imaginative way to face this confusing world." —LA Times
"A charming addition to early reader graphic novel collections and a solid option for young crafters and fans of the author." —School Library Journal
"This outside-the-box volume is a great example of the breadth of possibilities in sequential-art narrative." —Booklist
"The clear, simple layouts make this an accessible choice for the graphic-novel newbies, and plenty of clever details and playful visuals will appeal equally to more experienced readers." —BCCB