Drat That Fat Cat!

Cornelius prefers life on the quiet side. He’s orderly and neat and doesn’t have time for any ruckus. But his meticulous life soon spins into utter chaos when a suspicious package appears on his doorstop and out pops a wild and crazy fat cat! This fat cat is stinky, mischievous, messy, and loud! With every new and not-so-fun adventure, Cornelius’s patience begins to fray. Will that fat cat have enough convincing power to win over the heart of Cornelius, or will he need to look elsewhere for a forever home?

  • 32 Pages
  • 9" x 9"
  • 9780807517130
  • October 2016

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  • Patton’s cartoon-style illustrations, which incorporate text in varying sizes and display types for sound effects, augment the humor of the text. Read that fat cat!

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Common Core

L.1.1,1b,1f,1g,1h,2,2d,2e,4,4a L.1.4b,4b,5,5b,5c,5d,6 RF.1.1,2,3,3a,3b,3f,3g,4,4a,4b RL.1.1,2,3,4,7,9 SL.1.1,1b,1c,2,4,5,6 W.1.1,2,3,5,7,8


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
  • ATOS Level: 1.8