We love cat books (well, we love everything cats), and we love our blogging pals so it was a pleasure to review this wonderful book by Ellen J Pilch of the 15andmeowing cat blog.
We already read and reviewed Ellen's first book Prancie's Prayer which was just as delightful so we were looking forward to reading this one and we weren't disappointed!
I Am Not a Skunk is about a cat who gets mistaken for a skunk and is Ellen's second picture book. Loosely based on how her beautiful black and white cat Emmy came to live with her, this is a sweet and short tale - purrfect for children but adults will enjoy it too and will love reading it to their kids.
The gorgeous illustrations by Nicolas Peruzzo also bring the story to life and younger children will delight in returning to flick through the book time and time again.
The illustrations work well on the Kindle version but maybe children would prefer the paperback edition to turn the pages and enjoy gazing at the pictures on their own. It's definitely a storybook to treasure.
And adults too - this little book will surely cheer you up for the day.
The paperback edition is also available on Amazon.
About the AuthorEllen J Pilch lives in Western Massachusetts. Cats are her greatest love as well as her inspiration for writing. She has been married since 1992; her husband's cat was the first cat she ever owned and there has been no stopping her since then. The couple currently have 13 indoor only cats that she writes about on her blog 15andmeowing.
The author has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. Prancie's Prayer is her first children's book. She has also had a story published in Black Cats Tell All.
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