Cats Are People, Too: A Collection of Cat Cartoons to Curl up With (Paperback)
“It’s a bit painful reading Dave’s cat cartoons, because I keep thinking, ‘Darn, I wish I’d thought of that. Darn, I wish I’d thought of that. Darn . . .’” —Jim Davis, creator of Garfield
Cats Are People, Too is a hilarious and affectionate collection of Dave Coverly’s brilliant cat-themed cartoons from his Reuben Award–winning, nationally syndicated panel Speed Bump.
This full-color compendium of hilarious cat cartoons has all the charm of its companion, Dogs Are People, Too. Divided into fun chapters such as “Cats and Their Humans,” “DomestiCATed,” “Reigning Cats and Dogs,” and filled with cat clichés, pop “capture,” as well as reflections from six other award-winning, cat-loving cartoonists, this new collection is a surefire purchase perfect for animal-lovers of all ages.
Christy Ottaviano Books
DAVE COVERLY is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Speed Bump cartoons appear in more than 200 newspapers, including The Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and Parade magazine. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Cats Are People, Too:
"Will have pet lovers chuckling throughout the course of the book, which is broken up into sections like “Cat and Mouse Games” and “Big Cats,” ending on a hilarious “Cartoons without a Cat-egory” free-for-all. An entertaining and enjoyable collection that can be read in one sitting or one panel at a time, perfect for readers who enjoy animal humor and behaviors." --Booklist
Dogs Are People, Too:
“Coverly opens each chapter with a photo and story about one of the various dogs from his own past. These segments offer a touching and humorous perspective and really help bridge the many parts of this book into a more complete narrative. The simple format makes this book perfect for browsing.” —School Library Journal
“A large collection of dog-themed cartoons from the creator of the syndicated panel "Speed Bump," punctuated with snapshots and fond reminiscences of his own real pooches.” —Kirkus Reviews
The Speedbump and Slingshot Misadventure series:
A Florida Sunshine State Young Readers' Award Selection
"Dave Coverly is ridiculously funny and clever and creative. I'm jealous of his bird brain." —Stephan Pastis, New York Times-bestselling author of the Timmy Failure series
"Coverly’s drawings are full of visual jokes, and the narrative is packed with playful language. . . . Clever, imaginative, and precisely targeted to its audience, this new series is sure to please." —Booklist