Princess Super Kitty by Antoinette Portis

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Maggie likes being a kitty. But sometimes that’s not enough. Sometimes a girl has to be super.

One little girl transforms herself over and over in this inventive picture book from the bestselling author and illustrator of Not a Box, Antoinette Portis. Once again, Portis shows us that children make ordinary life fun using their imaginations.


About Antoinette Portis

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Antoinette Portis is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Not a Box (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a 2007 Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor Book), Not a Stick, A Penguin Story (also chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), and Kindergarten Diary. She attended the UCLA School of Fine Arts and is a former creative director at Disney. Antoinette lives in Southern California.
Published October 18, 2011 by HarperCollins. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Because…I am a Super Kitty.” She leaps from the bed, the chair and the couch in a yellow cape and pink boots and demonstrates super strength (enough to lift a toy fire truck overhead and to open tricky jars).

Sep 01 2011 | Read Full Review of Princess Super Kitty

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Talk about a triple threat: with the help of a well-stocked dress-up trunk, Portis’s (Kindergarten Diary) narrator, Maggie, cumulatively culls the best qualities from three classic pretend-play personas (cat, superhero, princess) to create one awesome icon.

Aug 08 2011 | Read Full Review of Princess Super Kitty


The author Antoinette Portis is a gifted story teller and illustrator who has yet to disappoint, in fact this particular book boasts a recommendation from picture book Master Maurice Sendak.

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