The Cat on the Mat Is Flat

Author(s): Andy Griffiths; Terry Denton (Illustrator)

Middle Readers

There's a rat with a bat and a very flat cat

and a frog in a bog with a jet-rocket log,

but the duck in the truck might just SUCK THEM ALL UP!

Crash! Bang! Pow! Kersplack!

This book will bring on a giggle attack!

The Cat on the Mat is Flat by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton is a collection of utterly nonsensical, totally irreverent rhymes. Dr Seuss meets Revolting Rhymes - perfect for reading aloud and learning to read.


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"Griffiths's innovative book for beginning readers collects nine short, intentionally silly snippets propelled by kid-pleasing, tongue-tripping verse. . . . Denton's edgy, stick-figure-filled sketches enhance the zaniness factor and the offbeat, ironic humor."--Publishers Weekly"Imagine the outcome if Dr. Seuss, Dav Pilkey, and Lane Smith were locked in a room until they came up with a book for beginning or reluctant readers. These nine rhyming stories have action galore, plenty of dialogue, and ample pen-and-ink illustrations, all wrapped up in humor. . . . Even young people who are struggling to get the hang of reading may happily handle all 176 crazy pages."--School Library Journal "Definitely not your parents' easy reader, but perfect for fans of Lane Smith's HAPPY HOCKEY FAMILY."--Kirkus Reviews "Take one part Dr. Seuss, one part Edward Lear, place in a blender with a dash of Dav Pilkey and a bit of Cartoon Network juice . . . meant to be read as pure joy. It's a piece of cand

Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton are a creative partnership that began in earnest with Just Tricking! in 1997 and now extends to five Just books and over a million copies sold, and the award-winning Bad Book. They are now published all over the world including the US where Andy's Bum books have made the New York Times bestseller lists.

General Fields

  • : 9780330422604
  • : Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Pan
  • : August 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 11mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 180
  • : 2006
  • : Paperback