Got a cat-loving kid on your list — or simply hoping to inspire the next generation? Either way, check out our great book recommendations for the little ones.
Tumford the Terrible
Author and illustrator, Nancy Tillman, takes us on a delightful journey of oopses and oh noes brought about by the mischievous antics of Tumford,an adorable, roly-poly, tuxedo kitty. Little Tumford is always making messes but has the hardest time saying “I’m sorry.” Will he ever learn?
I Am Tama, Lucky Cat
In a marriage of graceful text based on one of the legends of Maneki Neko beckoning cat, in early Edo Period Japan and breathtaking watercolor illustrations, debut author Wendy Henrichs and award-winning illustrator Yoshiko Jaeggi offer a beautiful story of friendship, generosity, and kindness.
Ingrid shares both the day-to-day joys of living with a special cat as well as the profound grief that comes with losing a beloved animal companion. Buckley’s Story is a celebration of the soul connection between animals and humans, a connection that is eternal and transcends the physical dimension. Recommended for adults & young adults (14 years & older).
Bad Kitty Meets the Baby
With Nick Bruel’s trademark mix of antic humor (this time involving a Kitty game show and the Kitty Olympics—which the baby wins hands down), riotous illustrations, total mayhem, and Uncle Murray Fun Facts, this may be the funniest Kitty book yet, and the one that hits closest to home.