Cats have always been a popular subject in children's books. From beloved classics like Judith Kerr’s Mog the Cat series to modern favorites like Pete the Cat by Eric Litwin, there's no shortage of stories that feature these furry feline friends. To celebrate our whiskered friends, here at Just Kids Books, we have specially curated a collection of books featuring all your favorite cat books. If you're looking for cat books for children, you'll find plenty of options to choose from. Whether you’re reading them with your little one or with your very own feline friend, these books are best enjoyed when read together.
For children who are just starting to read on their own, there are plenty of early reader books about cats for infants and toddlers aged 0-5. These books feature simple sentences and easy-to-read text, making them a great way to build reading skills. Some great examples of early reader cat books include the Fairytale Classics Picture 10 Books Children Collection. With well-loved classics such as Puss in Boots and other famous fairytales, these books are perfect to read together!
One of the best things about cat books is that they can be enjoyed by children of all ages. Younger children aged 5-7 will love the colorful illustrations and simple stories of books like the Pete the Cat 3 Books Collection Set by Eric Litwin. Check out the story of the coolest cat in town- a blue feline named Pete, that teaches children the importance of individuality and positivity to show that no matter what happens in life, you can rise above it. This curiously cool cat is a little cautious about new experiences, so he turns to his friends and family for help in understanding them. In Pete’s world, friends come in all shapes and sizes and even personality types, so there’s a lot of diversity to embrace.
Meg and Mog are the spellbinding stars of Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski’s classic picture book series. Check out this collection of Meg and Mog 10 Book Collection Children Picture Books Set. Perfect for any little witch or wizard, these picture books follow Meg, a witch whose spells always seem to go wrong as she travels with her very naughty cat, Mog, and Owl.
As children get older, they may be interested in more complex and emotional storylines. The Warrior Cats Series one and two, The Prophecies Begin and The New Prophecy 12 Books Set by Erin Hunter. Perfect for ages 7-9, these books follow a group of feral cats as they navigate their way through a dangerous world. The books are filled with adventure, suspense, and intrigue, making them the perfect choice for older children who are looking for something a little more challenging.
Of course, there are also plenty of non-fiction books about cats for children who are interested in learning more about these fascinating creatures. A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen 5 Book Collection tells the story of the time when James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation. He had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and a recovering drug addict, and the last thing he needed was a pet. But as James nursed Bob back to health, they developed a close relationship, becoming dependent on each other. Readers are sure to fall in love with Bob the Cat and James in equal measure.
No matter what age your child is or what their interests are, there's a cat book out there for them. Whether they're looking for a fun story, an educational read, or a complex adventure, there's no shortage of books to choose from. So if you're looking for a great way to introduce your child to the wonderful world of cats, look no further than these delightful books.
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