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Book Title: Sunny and the Cats by Victoria Otto
Category: Children’s Fiction (ages 3-7), 32 pages
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Release date: June, 2022
Content Rating: G – General
Audiences. There is no violence, no bad language, no religious expletives, no sex scenes, and no drug use or underage drinking.
Everyone in meow village and woof village lived happily if they followed one very important rule…
Dogs were not welcomed in meow village and any cat that stepped into woof village would be chased up a tree! But a special puppy named Sunny wants to become friends with the cats, so he breaks that rule to see if the cats might like to play.
What happened when Sunny went to meow village? Pick up this book to find out!
Otto, Victoria. Sunny and the Cats. Illustrated by Teguh Sulistio. 2022.
I loved the premise of the book – being friends in spite of differences. Victoria Otto takes a lesson that most little ones need to learn – it is okay to be friends with someone who is a little different. In the case of Sunny and the Cats it is cats and dogs becoming friends. Sunny is a good example of how to be a friend – help someone in need even if they don’t like you. The story reminds me in a small way of the story of the Good Samaritan in the Bible.
Some of the illustrations are well done and portray the characters of the story well. Others didn’t really look like the animals they were supposed to portray.
There would be no problem adding Sunny and the Cats to a K-12 Christian school library. It could be added to the picture book collection.
I received a complimentary copy of Sunny and the Cats. This is my honest review.
Victoria Otto is a children’s book author, born and raised in Metro-Detroit. She has a passion for children’s literature and strives to create picture books that are engaging, educational, and lots of fun for both children and parents to read. Victoria loves to make author visits at schools and organizations. So far, she has been able to read her books to and visit eight hundred children across the United States.
If you would like Victoria to make an author visit at your school or organization, please email her.
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