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Caramba is a fat, furry, striped cat, who is the only cat in the world who cannot fly, despite all his efforts. He sadly accepts that he is earthbound, that is until his cousins grab hold of his paws.
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2005.
ISBN: 9780888996671
Characteristics: [31] pages :,color illustrations ;,24 cm.


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Aug 18, 2018

Caramba by Marie-Louise Gay is a very unique book. It is about a cat named Caramba who discovers that he is different from the others cats because he can’t fly, but then he falls into the ocean and discovers that he can do something no other cat can do, he can swim! I love this book for multiple reasons. One of the reasons being the really important message behind this book. It basically says that you should always have faith in yourself and never give, don't be afraid to try new things. It reminds of the saying “when one door closes, another one opens” because in this case, Caramba feels unfortunate that he's the only cat who cannot fly, but on the bright side, he is the only cat that can swim, and he is proud of that. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading creative books like this one. Rate: 5/5. @TheBookieReadingMonster of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library.

Oct 20, 2014

A wonderful series. Perfect for storytime. Likeable characters, well-paced story line, lots of energy, and a message but without being preachy.

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