Uncle Andy's Cats

by James Warhola

James Warhola offers up another delightful story based on childhood visits to his... read more

James Warhola offers up another delightful story based on childhood visits to his uncle, Andy Warhol. The humor is in the details as Warhola recounts the ever-growing population of cats—all but one named Sam—at Uncle Andy’s house. His wryly understated narrative (“Uncle Andy said that the Sams liked us best when we were sleeping, and I think Uncle Andy did too”) and charmingly funny illustrations (e.g., towering stacks of Campbell’s soup boxes with cats peeking out of many) capture the chaos as the Sams multiply. Finally, Uncle Andy comes up with a plan to make the Sams famous. The result: Everyone wants a Sam. The cats are snatched up by admirers and order is finally restored at Uncle Andy’s. (Ages 5–8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2010

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