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

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The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way) Read Online Free - Bestselling and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell uses the ABC's to tell a hilarious, high-energy alphabetical adventure.

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.

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

Title : The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way)
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ISBN : 0316502464
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 48 pages


Laura rated it ★★★★★

September 07, 2017

The ABCs in chase form! Brilliant! Leave it to Patrick McDonnell and his adorably expressive red cat to get us up and running. This fast moving, nearly wordless story comes together piece by piece, letter by letter. We are off and running as soon as our red cat hero makes a dash for the open door....

Joan rated it ★★★☆☆

October 28, 2017

The title tells what the story is basically about. It is close to wordless but with a few minor reservations, it is easy to tell what each letter signifies. In case you get stuck, the author lists the words on the last page of the book. I found O to be difficult to decipher and had to resort to t...

Tasha rated it ★★★★★

November 04, 2017

When the little red cat heads outside, he discovers a world of surprises and dangers that follow the ABCs. Readers will have to puzzle out what matches each letter along the way (though there is a key in the back of the book to help if you get stuck.) With a merry chase throughout the book, it ha...

Lizzie rated it ★★★★★

January 15, 2018

Cat and friends go on a wild caper from A-Z and back again. Playful yet focused and clear its' concept and plot. McDonnell achieves a lot with simple lines and plain backgrounds. The key in the final page helps for the trickier letters. Sure to be a kid hit that rewards multiple readings.

Chance rated it ★★★★☆

January 02, 2018

Super fun wordless book about a little red cat who runs away and gets into all sorts of trouble -- in alphabetical order. Each page only has the letter -- capital and lowercase -- and an image corresponding to the letter. A great way to tell a wordless story and learn letters! The book is in an app...

Colby rated it ★★★★★

August 19, 2017

The best ABC book that I have read in ages. I freakin' love this book! SO. MUCH. FUN.

KC rated it ★★★★★

October 01, 2017

Abcs and all that.

Brenda rated it ★★★★★

November 22, 2017

OMG! How did I miss this gem! So happy that I caught Victoria Stapleton's podcast where she interviews Patrick McDonnell. So worth a listen! The book features a red cat who wakes up one morning, spies an open door and runs away. He quickly comes face-to-face with an alligator and so the alphabet...

Mary rated it ★★★★☆

September 11, 2017

An ABC book. The letters are the only things on the pages as the cat slips out the door and finds himself pursued through the entire alphabet. The reader has to work out the significance.

PEI Public rated it ★★★★☆

February 13, 2018

If you’re looking for a creative, fun and exciting alphabet book, Patrick McDonnell’s The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way) is the book for you! While there is no shortage of alphabet books for young children, McDonnell brings his charming illustrations and inventiv...

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