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Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat
Contributor(s): Dean, James (Author), Dean, James (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0062303899     ISBN-13: 9780062303899
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2016
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Annotation: In Pete the Cat's first undersea adventure, Pete can't wait to go scuba diving so he can spot a seahorse, and when he's finally in the water, searching high and low to find one, his groovy adventure ends with a big surprise! Simultaneous.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation - Water Sports
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Cats
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers - Beginner
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2015938894
Lexile Measure: 390(Not Available)
Series: My First I Can Read
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 6.1" W x 9.1" (0.50 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 180795
Reading Level: 1.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Contributor Bio(s): Dean, James: -

James Dean's art has sold in more than ninety galleries and shops across the United States. He has devoted his paintings to Pete the Cat for fifteen years and has turned his natural love for cats into his life's work. James published his first adult book, The Misadventures of Pete the Cat, a history of his artwork, in 2006. He illustrated his first self-published children's book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, in 2008, and the follow-up book, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, in 2011. James lives in Savannah, Georgia, with his wife, four cats, and one dog. You can visit him online at www.petethecat.com.



Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2016 Fall)
Pete the Cat goes scuba diving in hopes of seeing a seahorse. Questions ("What could it be?") help lead readers through the slight story with a clipped early-reader text suited to Pete's signature chilled-out personality. The bright illustrations should hold the interest of observant beginning readers: the seahorse is actually tagging along with Pete on every page. Copyright 2016 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2016 July)

PreS-Gr 1—Pete the Cat ventures into the ocean in search of an elusive sea horse in this easy reader. Pete describes each new creature he encounters as a contrast to the one he seeks. The bright pink sea horse is featured on each page for readers to spot, letting them in on the secret long before Pete finally catches a glimpse of his companion. With repetition of both the short sentences and new vocabulary that is introduced, Pete's scuba diving tale is consistent in quality with his other easy reader titles. While they do lack the rhyme and rhythm of Pete's picture book hits, fans learning to read independently will enjoy seeing their favorite cat in a new environment through Dean's distinctive cartoon paintings. VERDICT Purchase where Pete's other beginning readers are successful.—Amanda Foulk, Sacramento Public Library

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