Patrick McDonnell - The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (The Hard Way) - Little, Brown Book Group

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds

The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (The Hard Way)

By Patrick McDonnell

  • Hardback
  • £13.99

In a return to his classic style, bestselling and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell uses the ABC's to tell a hilarious, high-energy alphabetical adventure.

From New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott Honor recipient Patrick McDonnell comes an exciting take on the alphabet book, for everyone who has ever wondered what's just beyond the front door.

It starts with an ALLIGATOR and a BEAR chasing a CAT. When a DRAGON (and a chicken and an egg!) join in pursuit, things start to get REALLY interesting. A wild and wacky chase through snow and ice, and to jungles and over mountaintops, leads the whole crew to a wonderful realization: They're better off as friends.

Biographical Notes

Patrick McDonnell is the author and illustrator of Tek: The Modern Cave Boy, Thank You and Good Night, A Perfectly Messed-Up Story, The Monsters' Monster, and Me...Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book. He is also the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, and others. He lives in New Jersey.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780316502467
  • Publication date: 28 Dec 2017
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers US
Running Press Kids

Sesame Street Big Book of ABCs and 123s

Sesame Workshop
Authors:
Sesame Workshop
Running Press Kids

Bear and Chicken

Jannie Ho
Authors:
Jannie Ho
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Little & Lion

Brandy Colbert
Authors:
Brandy Colbert
ATOM

The Nowhere Girls

Amy Reed
Authors:
Amy Reed

Who are the Nowhere Girls? They're every girl. But they start with just three: Grace, the preacher's daughter who unwittingly moved into the old house of a victim whose pain adorns the walls.Bold Rosina, whose heart has become hardened by all of the straight girls who broke it.And misunderstood Erin, the girl who finds more solace in science and order than she does in people.They are brought together by the idea of changing the narrative of a girl they had never met, Lucy Moynihan, the victim of a sexual assault who was victimised further by people who found it easier to believe she had cried wolf than to confront what had really happened to her. A girl who, through the course of one evening, went from an excited teenager who felt wanted by a boy for the first time, to someone else entirely, with 'a voice in the darkness, giving her a new name: Slut'.Together, they form the Nowhere Girls, and decide to avenge the rape of a girl none of them knew.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Fingers for Halloween

Brandt Lewis, Cori Doerrfeld
Contributors:
Brandt Lewis, Cori Doerrfeld
ATOM

Hole in the Middle

Kendra Fortmeyer
Authors:
Kendra Fortmeyer
ATOM

The Savage Dawn

Melissa Grey
Authors:
Melissa Grey

The sides have been chosen and the battle lines drawn. After awakening the firebird, Echo is now the only one with the power to face the darkness she unwittingly unleashed upon the world . . . right into the waiting hands of Tanith, the new Dragon Prince. Tanith has one goal in mind: destroy her enemies, raze their lands, and reign supreme in a new era where the Drakharin are almighty and the Avicen are nothing but a memory.The war that has been brewing for centuries is finally imminent. But the scales are tipped. Echo might hold the power to face the darkness within the Dragon Prince, but she has far to go to master it. And now she's plagued by uncertainty. Is she strong enough to stare into the face of evil and not lose herself in its depths?The war has begun, and there is no looking back. There are only two outcomes possible: triumph or death.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Shine!

Patrick McDonnell
Authors:
Patrick McDonnell
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Tek

Patrick McDonnell
Authors:
Patrick McDonnell
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Birdie's Happiest Halloween

Sujean Rim
Authors:
Sujean Rim
Poppy

Since Last Summer

Joanna Philbin
Authors:
Joanna Philbin

Rory McShane should be excited to spend the summer in East Hampton with Connor Rule, her generous, smart, cute boyfriend. After all, Rory's no longer the hired help at the Rule famile mansion on the beach, and she and Connor have made it through a year of long-distance dating. But now in the months leading up to college, Rory can't help but wonder if she really belong's in Connor's world. Isabel Rule is still trying to get over Mike, the last devastatingly sexy surfer who broke her heart last summer. Enter Evan, an aspiring filmmaker who's kind, funny, and crushing on Isabel. He'd be the perfect summer fling - so why can't she seem to forget about Mike?Set against a backdrop buzzing with the rich, the famous, and the wannabe rich and famous, Since Last Summer is the perfect beach read for teen and new adult readers.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Teachers Rock!

Todd Parr
Authors:
Todd Parr

love my teachers because... They love coming to school and they make you love it too!Teachers help you make new friends.Most of all, they love to see you succeed!Of Todd Parr's many devoted fans, the most vocal and enthusiastic are teachers. Elementary school and preschool educators constantly give thanks for everything his books have contributed to their classrooms: teaching their students about being different, making mistakes, respecting the planet, giving thanks, getting a little silly, and more. They admire Todd's inclusive messages, and are proud to include his books in their curriculums. Now, with The Teacher Book, Todd says thanks back to them - and offers a way for students and parents to say thanks, too. From admiring the way teachers foster creativity and friendship in the classroom to how they make sure students have all the materials they need, this is a celebration of everything teachers contribute to the world. Bursting with positivity about school and the people who make it special, The Teacher Book is sure to become a classroom and at-home favorite.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale

Alice Kuipers, Bethanie Deeney Murguia
Authors:
Alice Kuipers, Bethanie Deeney Murguia

Violet is determined to write the most fabulous fairy tale that has ever been imagined! Her twin, Victor, is not in the mood for make-believe."I was born in a castle!" Violet says."You were born in a hospital," Victor replies.But when an evil witch arrives in Violet's story, will Victor help write an ending that saves the day? Join the twins on an adventure through Fairy Tale Kingdom as they celebrate the joy of storytelling and reading!

Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Red Pencil

Andrea Davis Pinkney
Authors:
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Glory O'Brien's History of the Future

A.S. King
Authors:
A.S. King
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Violet and Victor Write the Best-Ever Bookworm Book

Alice Kuipers, Bethanie Deeney Murguia
Authors:
Alice Kuipers, Bethanie Deeney Murguia

Violet and Victor Small are twins on a mission: to write the best book in the whole, entire world--together! Victor is reluctant, but Violet is determined, and soon the ideas can't come quickly enough. They begin to write a story about a hungry Bookworm who is eating all the books in the library. Thanks to Victor's brilliant ideas, Violet is able to save the day (and the library).This delightful story-within-a-story is filled with good-natured sibling rivalry, and focuses on the spirit of cooperation, the satisfaction of a job well-done, and the magic of storytelling.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Erased

Jennifer Rush
Authors:
Jennifer Rush

They thought they had escaped. They were wrong.After fleeing the Branch with Sam, Cas, and Nick, Anna is trying to make sense of the memories resurfacing from her old life. At the same time, she's learning how to survive in hiding, following Sam's rules: Don't draw attention to yourself. Always carry a weapon. Know your surroundings. Watch your back. Then a figure from Anna's childhood reappears. Is it a Branch setup, or could it be the reunion Anna has hoped for? Uncertain of where her loyalties lie, Anna must fight to learn the truth - before she is betrayed again. Ultimately, the answers hinge on one question: What was the real reason her memories were erased?Jennifer Rush delivers a thrilling sequel to Altered in a novel packed with mysteries, lies, and surprises that are sure to keep readers guessing until the last page is turned.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

Patrick McDonnell
Authors:
Patrick McDonnell

In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes.Little Louie's story keeps getting messed up, and he's not happy about it! What's the point of telling his tale if he can't tell it perfectly? But when he stops and takes a deep breath, he realises that everything is actually just fine, and his story is a good one - imperfections and all.

Poppy

Reign: The Prophecy

Lily Blake
Authors:
Lily Blake

An original novel based on the hit television series, Reign.Since Mary, Queen of Scotland was a child, the English have wanted her country and her crown. She is sent to France to wed its next king--to save herself and her people. It's a bond that should protect her, but there are forces that conspire...forces of darkness, forces of the heart. Mary's rule, and her life, has never been safe. Find out what happens to Mary, Francis, Bash, and the rest of the French court after the season one finale. Long may she reign.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Dinotrux

Chris Gall
Authors:
Chris Gall

Millions of years ago, DINOTRUX ruled the earth!These mighty part-truck, part-dino demolition dynamos rumbled, plowed and bulldozed their way through the centuries. From the nosy Craneosaurus and hungry Garbageadon to the bully of the jungle, Tyrannosaurus Trux, Chris Gall guides you on a safari through the wild world of these mechanical monsters of prehistoric times. Feast your eyes upon these mighty mobile creatures that once ruled the earth, but now only rule the highways. Buckle up for the ride - you'll never look at Dad's rusty old pickup the same way again! What happened to the Dinotrux? Find out in a fold-out gatefold detailing their evolution!