Kitten's Summer

ImageKitten’s Summer
Eugenie Fernandes
Kids Can Press, 2011
22 pgs, $14.95
ISBN 13:978-1-55453-342-8
Ages 2-6
Reviewed by Sabrina Hepworth

This adorable book, third in the “Kitten” series, is filled with bright and imaginative illustrations. “Kitten’s Summer”, by Eugenie Fernandes, makes use of mixed media to tell the story of little kitten’s outside excursion on a rainy summer day. Children will enjoy meeting all the forest and farm animals that kitten encounters along the way home. Plus, children will have fun searching for kitten, who is hidden in each page. The use of simple sentences provides an easy to follow pattern that engages children, while the rhyming couplets throughout the story provides a rhythm which invites children to actively participate with the story. Perfect for a large group or even just a pair of enthusiastic kids!