Pete the Cat and his four groovy buttons by James Dean & Eric Litwin (2012)

[Published by Harper]

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Hello again world. I know I know, it’s been far too long. All my promises of continuing to blog after my year was up fell apart slightly. However, in good news, I have now completed my Grad Dip in Teaching, have a job lined up for next year (teaching new entrants!) and am officially on holiday. I won’t do anything rash and make any blog-frequency promises, we’ll just see how it goes. Okay with you? There will probably be more “teacher stuff,” but I can promise there will always be picture books.

Pete the Cat is such a stunner and today’s Pete book is full of maths. Hooray, love maths! Pete begins his day with four buttons. After several popping incidents, he ends up entirely button less, well apart from one special body button that is. With a super groovy song, a nice message and numbers galore, this is picture book party central.20151130_153440

There are heaps of great ideas for using this book in the primary school classroom, with a particularly fantastic selection on this blog.

It’s nice to be back, if I’ve missed any picture book gems in the last few months, feel free to let me know.

Check out Pete the Cat and his four groovy buttons at Auckland Libraries.

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3 thoughts on “Pete the Cat and his four groovy buttons by James Dean & Eric Litwin (2012)

  1. It is just great to have you back Lucy, enjoy your holidays . what fortunate new entrants to have such a talented teacher to introduce them to that wonderful world of learning.

  2. Hello, Lucy. If someday you’d like to review a picture book, I strongly suggest you to try “Unnamo the Earthworm”, because it…
    1) … is an interactive app (not only reading, but also touching and playing)
    2) … has different endings and reader decides how the plot should develop:)
    3) …is dubbed, so you can listen to the story and let your eyes relax:)

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