Dec 182013
 

Hott Synopsis:

The Christmas cats in silly hats
all set out to find the Christmas rats
What they find no one can tell
those silly rats put them under their spell

Hott Review:

This was a really really silly book it was lots of fun but still had a great lesson. We really enjoyed reading the rhymes and looking at all of the pictures. Absolutely adorable!
This is a great Christmas gift & will be a fun one to add to your library.

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Author: Constance Corcoran Wilson
Source: Premier Virtual Author Book Tours
Grade: B+
Ages: 1+
Series: Christmas Cats

Author Bio:

CONSTANCE WILSON graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in English and Journalism, but she began writing for her hometown

(Independence, Iowa) newspaper at the age of 10 and was Editor-in-Chief of her high school newspaper. She continued her education, including a Ferner/Hearst Journalism Scholarship and a Freshman Merit Scholarship at Iowa, and then at Berkeley, WIU, NIU and the University of Chicago. Connie holds a Masters (+30) in English, Journalism and Education. Her career path led to teaching 7th and 8th grade language arts (Silvis, Illinois) and teaching writing at 6 IA/IL colleges or universities, including a class teaching film at Black Hawk Junior College. She then established the second Sylvan Learning Center in the state of Iowa and a Prometric Testing site, in conjunction with ETS of Princeton, NJ. She has taught writing and literature classes at all 6 IA/ILQuad City colleges.

“Constance (aka Connie) was Midwest Writing Center Writer of the Year, Content Producer of the Year for Yahoo, and Illinois Women’s Press Association Silver Feather Award winner (Chicago chapter.) She was named one of the “10 Most Creative Teachers in America” in a TAB Scholastic Books competition. Her Sylvan Learning Center (#3301) in Bettendorf, Iowa, was named Best Business of the Year by the Bettendorf Chamber of Commerce that year and the free reading program for poor kids she established was the largest scholarship program of its kind among a 900-member chain, for which she was personally awarded a Bi-State Literacy Award by then sitting First Lady Barbara Bush in 1993.

Constance lives in East Moline, Illinois with husband Craig and in Chicago, Illinois, where her son, Scott and daughter-in-law Jessica and their four-year-old twins Elise and Ava reside. Her daughter, Stacey, a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, recently returned from a year spent living and working in Australia and now lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  4 Responses to “Christmas Review | The Christmas Cats Chase Christmas Rats”

  1. Cool and the cover is so cute.

  2. Thanks for taking part in the tour. I’m glad you enjoyed Christmas Cats so much!

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