Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, like winter.
Cynthia Rylant is a Newbery medalist and author of many
acclaimed books for children, including the classic early reader
series Mr. Putter & Tabby and Henry & Mudge. She lives in the
Pacific Northwest. Arthur Howard created the lively illustrations
for all of the Mr. Putter & Tabby books and many other picture
books. He lives in New York.
"A comforting story to curl up with on a chilly winter day, this
easy reader features the large font, simple sentences, and skillful
use of white space for which the series is well known."
--School Library Journal
"The arrangement of the simple, declarative text, with repeated
words lined up, helps beginning readers decode and read fluently.
Howard's pencil, watercolor, and gouache illustrations both reflect
the text and provide contextual cues as well as adding to the
subtle humor. Simple words can still surprise with adventure and