Picture Books with Cats

Posy by Linda Newberry & Catherine Rayner

For reasons unknown, I thought Posy would be a lamb when I saw the title. Posy, in reality, is a very cute kitten. This story follows the daily life of a stereotypical cat. Posy likes to wipe his whiskers and swipe plenty of crayons…and a lot of other nouns/verbs phrases that follow a rhyme pattern. The art gives a double effect, one of sloppiness, and one of realism. This leads to intricate, fascinating images. Posy depicts everything a cat will ever be recognized for doing. For young cat lovers, that makes reading this book an excellent choice.

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