The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC’s…


Only 12 left in stock (can be backordered)

Your purchase helps animals.*
Product Description
It starts with an ALLIGATOR and a BEAR chasing a CAT. When a DRAGON (and a chicken and an egg!) join in pursuit, things start to get really interesting. From MUTTS creator Patrick McDonnell comes an exciting new take on the alphabet book for everyone who has ever wondered what's just beyond the front door. This item includes a bookplate that has been hand-signed by Patrick McDonnell (exclusive to!

A recipient of starred reviews from Kirkus, Horn Book, and Publishers Weekly!

"This quickly endeared itself to me, and I’m saying now for the record that this will go down as one of the year’s best picture books ... There’s so much humor here, and the story takes you in unexpected places with an exceedingly charming cast of characters."Kirkus Reviews

"Sometimes scribbly and always charming ink lines with splashes of a limited palette of watercolors in this pared-down world help showcase the characters and goings-on ... McDonnell’s work once again proves to be silly, sweet and even timeless."New York Times Book Review
Product Details
  • Age Range4 - 8 years
  • Grade LevelPreschool - 1
  • FormatHardcover
  • Pages48 Pages
  • PublisherLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • LanguageEnglish
  • ISBN-100316502464
  • ISBN-13978-0316502467
  • Product Dimensions12 x 10 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight2 pounds

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How We Give


We love reading this book with our son. It's a creative/unique concept that's fun even for us adults.


Kristy Faria

I just received this book and I am in love with it. My granddaughter is enthralled as well. Bravo. What a wonderful book.



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