Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Review: Kat and Maus by Jane Stadermann

Genre: Children's Picture Book


Imagine if you woke up and you didn't know where you were and you couldn't remember getting there...this is what happened to Maus.”


Jane Stadermann is an artist and writer who lives in Sydney, Australia.

For more, visit her website.


I recruited my seven year-old granddaughter to take turns with me reading this to my two year-old granddaughter. Coincidentally these are the extremes of the recommended age range for this book. It's a fun story with two friends, Kat and Maus, (who are what you'd expect them to be from their names) both confused about what's going on. Maus isn't sure where he or she is while Kat can't figure out why Maus has disappeared.

The two year-old was intrigued by the illustrations. The seven year-old had no problems with the vocabulary and thought the story fun to read to her little sister. I'd recommend Kat and Maus as a solid choice for an early reader, or for a parent or older sibling to read to a preschooler.

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Format/Typo Issues:

No Issues

Rating: **** Four Stars

Reviewed by: BigAl

Approximate word count: 27 pages

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