They All Saw a Cat
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They All Saw a Cat


The cat walked through the world, with its whiskers, ears, and paws . . .In this glorious celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination, Brendan Wenzel shows us the many lives of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see. When you see ...

Title:They All Saw a Cat
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:44 pages

    They All Saw a Cat Reviews

  • Emily May
    Nov 28, 2016

    Okay, I don't intend to review all the picture books I'm currently reading to my baby boy but I just had to say something about this one. This is such a simple, beautifully-illustrated idea and yet it...

  • Hannah Greendale
    Sep 23, 2016

    They All Saw a Cat has stunning illustrations and teaches that our varied perspectives shape the way we see others. The cat -- with his whiskers, ears, and paws -- goes for a walk and is portrayed as ...

  • Betsy
    Sep 20, 2016

    It’s funny. Unless you’re a teacher or librarian, a grown adult that does not work or live with children will come into very little contact with picture books. Then, one day, they produce a few ki...

  • Michele Knott
    Jul 17, 2016

    The more I read this book, the more I love it.This book should have great conversations around perception and point of view....

  • Niki (Daydream Reader)
    Sep 10, 2016

    This book is perfect to share when talking about point of view! ...

  • Jenn
    Jul 12, 2016

    A must for any teacher attempting to reach perspective, and any parent trying to explain empathy and POV. Clever, wildly unique and such fun to read. ...

  • Alison Strandell
    Jul 12, 2016

    Seeing/hearing this picture book at Nerd Camp, I definitely agree it can be used to lead into topics of perception and perspective. They All Saw a Cat [in very different ways] should get Ss thinking a...

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    Jun 01, 2016


  • Sylvia
    Oct 03, 2016

    The art is mesmerizing, the words lyrical, and the overall story inspired. Seemingly simple, this story shows how different animals all perceive a cat, but it incorporates both scientific lessons (for...

  • Danielle
    Jul 01, 2016

    Genius book on the subjectivity of perception. Great discussion starter too. ...