* “Underwood and Rueda maintain the droll narration and spare visual humor of the previous books as Cat guides eager kittens through music (electric guitars are involved), building time (a “fountain that spouts fish” is involved), and art (major cleanup is involved). There’s plenty to giggle over.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“[A] back-to-school heart warmer.” —The Wall Street Journal
“…Kids will think it is just purrfect.” —The Washington Post
“In a clean-up worthy of The Cat in the Hat, the kittens pitch in to save the day. . . . Cat's droll expressions and signs are highlights . . . [and] readers may get a kick out of imagining what adventures they might have with their own substitute teachers.” —Kirkus
"Whether new to this series or a seasoned fan, this amusing read-aloud has much to offer the younger back-to-school crowd." —School Library Journal
"Underwood’s clever use of page-turns and comedic timing...deliver a droll story about the joys and challenges of teaching." —The Horn Book
“The interplay between unseen narrator and substitute teacher Cat fuel the humor, and Claudia Rueda's adorable, deadpan illustrations carry the simple story.” —Common Sense Media
Deborah Underwood is the author of several picture books, including the New York Times bestseller The Quiet Book; Bad Bye, Good Bye; and Cat’s other adventures: Here Comes the Easter Cat, Here Comes Santa Cat, Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat, and Here Comes Valentine Cat. She lives in San Francisco with her cat, Bella, who inspires Cat’s hijinks.
Claudia Rueda’s picture books include Is It Big or Is It Little, Huff and Puff, My Little Polar Bear, and of course, Cat’s New York Times bestselling previous adventures.