Tundra Books How to Teach Your Cat a Trick
Tundra Books How to Teach Your Cat a Trick

How to Teach Your Cat a Trick

By Nicola Winstanley


Publication Date: September 27, 2022

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Ages 3 to 7, Grades P to 2

In this hilarious and clever follow-up to How to Give Your Cat a Bath, a boy, a dog and a know-it-all narrator are thwarted by a cat who refuses to learn a trick. The perfect read-aloud for fans of Interrupting Chicken.

Step one: Decide on a trick

Step two: Get some treats ready

Step three: Hold the treat in your hand and ask your cat to do the trick

Step four: Watch your cat do exactly what you asked him to do

Step five: Reward your cat for doing the trick


Simple, right?


This spoof on an instruction manual features an increasingly bewildered human, a nonchalant cat, a very good dog and a know-it-all narrator . . . who really doesn't know it all. How DO you teach a cat a trick? Read on to find out!

About the Author

NICOLA WINSTANLEY has always believed in the power of stories to bring comfort. She is the author of The Pirate's Bed, A Bedtime Yarn, How to Give Your Cat a Bath and Cinnamon Baby, which won an honor prize for the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award and was shortlisted for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. Nicola lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with her family, a huge cat, and a tiny dog.

Author Residence: Hamilton, Ontario

ZOE SI is a cartoonist and illustrator living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. She has a lifelong passion for laughing at her own jokes and is always looking for new ways to tell stories with her art. Zoe holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia and practiced law for a number of years. She now spends her days making children’s books, cartooning and writing for The New Yorker, freelance illustrating, and drawing comics of everything in sight. In her spare time, she enjoys climbing mountains and petting dogs, especially her own.


Illustrator Residence:Vancouver, BC

Format: Hardcover

Length: 52 pages

Publisher: Tundra Books

Publication Date: September 27, 2022

ISBN: 9780735270619

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