The Kitty Ran Up the Tree: Alligator Tales
Dennis Lee & Nora Hilb
Key Porter, 2007 (2007)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
he Kitty Ran Up the Tree
is one of a series of
- Dennis Lee's poems in board book format, engagingly illustrated by Nora Hilb.
his one opens with a dog chasing two
up a tree - a small cat and a child in feline costume. '
The kitty ran up the tree, / The kitty ran up the tree, / Her nose went up, and her toes went up, / The kitty ran up the tree.
hy did the kitty run up the tree? We learn that too in these charming verses that end with child, cat, and little dog all happily together at the bottom of the tree. Very small children will enjoy all of their antics, and chant the words as they turn pages.
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