Three Little Kittens - by Jerry Pinkney (Hardcover)
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About the BookA beloved Caldecott Medalist presents this irresistibly pretty and playful adaptation of a favorite rhyme about the three little kittens and their brand-new mittens. Full color.
Book SynopsisYoung children all know the Mother Goose rhyme of the kittens who have lost their mittens, but they've never seen it illustrated with so much energy, beauty, and flair. Preschoolers will delight in these cuddly kittens as they frolic outside in the falling leaves, get their whiskers sticky while eating a just-baked apple pie, and do the washing-up under Mama Cat's watchful gaze.
Caldecott Medal-winning, New York Times bestselling author/artist Jerry Pinkney brings a gloriously vivid palette, delightful details and tremendous warmth to his version of this favorite nursery rhyme.
"Throughout, the sense of play is fun and contagious." -- Booklist "An appealing update of a perennial favorite." -- Kirkus "Pinkney offers another masterful visual interpretation of a classic narrative." -- Publishers Weekly "This is another superb entry in the artist's catalog of classics for a new generation." -- School Library Journal "This familiar tale comes to life with vibrant illustrations that are full of action and warmth." -- Deseret News "Another winner from a most talented book creator." -- The Plain Dealer
About the AuthorJerry Pinkney was one of America's most admired children's book illustrators and illustrated more than one hundred picture books. He won the Caldecott Medal and five Caldecott Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards, five New York Times Best Illustrated Awards, and many other prizes and honors. He illustrated two books written by his wife of sixty-one years, Gloria Jean: Back Home and The Sunday Outing. Jerry Pinkney passed away in 2021 at the age of eighty-two. Learn more about his life and legacy at JerryPinkneyStudio.com