Kitten for a Day by Ezra Jack Keats
(Picture Puffins)

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What's it like to be a kitten? What do kittens do and where do they go? A friendly little puppy finds out when a group of energetic kittens makes him a kitten for the day. Maybe next time, the puppy will show them what it's like to be a puppy for a day!

About Ezra Jack Keats

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Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983) is the Caldecott Medal winning author of The Snowy Day, which broke ground in 1962 as one of the first picture books for young children to portray a realistic, multi-cultural urban setting. Since its initial publication, The Snowy Day has come to be regarded as both a children’s classic and one of the most important picture books ever written/illustrated. Ezra Jack Keats’ legacy lives on in the popularity of his most famous character, Peter—the star of The Snowy Day , Whistle for Willie , Peter's Chair , A Letter to Amy , Goggles, and others. Visit the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online at
Published January 1, 1974 by Watts. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Pub Date: Nov. 15th, 1974 ISBN: 0142300543 Page count: ...

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Four felines temporarily adopt a displaced puppy in Kitten for a Day (1974) by Ezra Jack Keats.

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