This charming book about a cat and a mouse features cut-outs that help teach young readers about prepositions in a fresh, innovative way. The perfect place for a mouse is inside a cozy, warm house, but a cat lives there too, and once the cat sees the mouse, a chase ensues. As the cat and mouse scurry about—on top of a chair, inside a box, outside a window, through a hole—young readers will learn about important prepositions that help them understand where one object is in relation to another. At the end of this colorful chase, the cat and mouse curl up together and nap until they’re ready to start the whole thing again. Britta Teckentrup’s eye-catching, simple illustrations are cleverly enhanced with cut-outs that help reinforce the words, providing a unique and fun interactive experience that teaches young readers about basic prepositions.
Born in Hamburg, Teckentrup studied art and illustration at the Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art in London. She is author and illustrator of numerous books and has received many awards. She lives with her Scottish husband and her son Vincent in Berlin.
Britta Teckentrup books published by Prestel: "Oskar loves ...", "Oskar and Mo", "Oscar can...", "Before I wake up", "The Egg" and "Birds and Their Feathers".