MAMA CAT HAS THREE KITTENS

Denise Fleming, Author, Denise Fleming, Illustrator . Holt/Owlet $6.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-8050-7162-7

An orange tabby prefers to nap while his mother and siblings sharpen their claws and chase leaves—until the other kittens curl up for a rest, then he is ready to pounce. "The repetition of simple phrases and actions is sure to be a hit with toddlers," said PW. Ages 2-5. (Oct.)