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Cute kittens fill the book, Alycat and the Cattywampus Wednesday. Alycat and her brother Bugsy live with their parents. One morning Alycat came down for breakfast, but her mother served dinner instead. Alycat was happy about it even though she didn’t understand the reason. When she got on the bus, the driver had taken the driving route backwards. All throughout her day everything was backwards. She didn’t understand all the changes, but was cheerful.
Alycat hoped that the next day would be back to normal. When she woke up thinking it was now Thursday, her dad said it was Wednesday. So, all the backwards events were nothing but a dream. Alycat showed her family and friends that she could accept change and have a great attitude.
I love this beautiful hardback book. It’s high quality design is attractive and the illustrations are so lovely. I love the message that is conveyed with Alycat’s positive outlook no matter what changes came her way.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Written by Alysson Foti Bourque
Illustrated by Chiara Civati
Ages 3-8 | 32 Pages
Publisher: Pelican Publishing | ISBN-13: 9781455626489
Publisher’s Synopsis: Alycat wakes up to seafood gumbo for breakfast, and even though her house is the first stop for the school bus, the bus is already full when she boards. Alycat’s whole day is turning topsy-turvy. What is happening? Young readers will tag along on Alycat’s adventures during her very “cattywampus” Wednesday and learn that a little help from some friends and a good attitude can make your day.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Award-winning author Alysson Foti Bourque is a certified elementary education teacher and earned a law degree from the Southern University Law Center in 2007. After practicing law for six years, she traded writing trial briefs for writing children’s books. Alysson collaborates with non-profits to support philanthropic initiatives and enjoys speaking with children and teachers at schools and libraries, where she is accompanied by the life-size Alycat mascot.
For more information, visit https://alycatseries.com.https://www.pinterest.com/alyssonbourque/
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