Monday, September 10, 2012
TITLE: Police Cat
AUTHOR: Enid Hinkes
ILLUSTRATOR: Wendy Rasmussen
PUBLISHER: Albert Whitman & Company
A cat named Noodles is serious about keeping the city safe and chasing away the rats. He would love to be a member of the police department, but cats are not allowed. One day while chasing rats Noodles discovers a fire caused by the rats chewing wires. He alerts the family in the house about the danger. Will Noodles get a place in the department or will he be overlooked again?
This is an enjoyable book. It can see it being used in a unit on animals, community helpers, or even fire safety.