Mr. Fuzzbuster knows he's the favorite

by McAnulty, Stacy,

Format: Print Book 2017
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Summary

Mr. Fuzzbuster knew he was Lily's favorite. They did everything together. Naps. Story time. Walks. And more naps. But now four more animals lived in the house....

To prove he's still Lily's favorite, Mr. Fuzzbuster will have to ask her, but will her answer surprise him? This funny, heartwarming story is for every child who has ever wondered if there's a favorite in the house.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Probably every child with one or more siblings wonders at some point who, exactly, is the favorite in the family. This story puts the mystery into pet terms. In a household with one cat, one goldfish, one parrot, one king lizard, and one dog, who does their owner, a girl named Lily, like the best? The cat, Mr. Fuzzbuster, knows he's Lily's favorite; after all, he's been with Lily since he fit in a teacup and she fit in diapers. But four other animals have since joined the menagerie. A riotous double-page spread shows a stage on which each animal declares that it is Lily's favorite. Mr. Fuzzbuster observes Lily closely, and suspense builds as she says to each creature, You're my favorite . . . But favorite what? The ensuing page-turns reveal quick thinking on Lily's part so that none of her pets feels underappreciated. The boisterous illustrations, rendered in pencil, ink, and digital media, offer a dramatic accompaniment to the story, while the ending gives readers a nice expectation upset.--Fletcher, Connie Copyright 2016 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "McAnulty (Beautiful) puts a high-spirited spin on kids' fascination with favorites in a story starring Mr. Fuzzbuster, a cat determined to stake his claim as his owner's most beloved pet. The two have been inseparable ever "since he fit in a teacup and she fit in diapers," but the cat has competition for her attention and affection, now that a goldfish, bird, lizard, and dog have joined the household. Determined to settle matters, Mr. Fuzzbuster writes Lily a note ("Dear Lily, Who is your favorite? Please decide"), after which she tactfully reassures each animal that it is her favorite-of its species. Working in a mix of digital and traditional media, Hemingway (Field Guide to the Grumpasaurus) makes the most of a fairly scant plot, capturing the black cat's seesawing emotions through big, blue eyes that reflect his smugness, trepidation, and elation. A closing zinger-is it possible that Lily's "favorite" isn't a pet at all?-suggests that Mr. Fuzzbuster's need to be #1 remains undiminished. Ages 3-7. Author's agent: Lori Kilkelly, Rodeen Literary Management. Illustrator's agent: Paul Rodeen, Rodeen Literary Management. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Cats -- Juvenile fiction.
Pets -- Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction.
Cats -- Fiction.
Pets -- Fiction.
Human-animal relationships -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2017
Edition First edition.
Other Titles Mr. Fuzzbuster knows he is the favorite
Contributors Hemingway, Edward, illustrator.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN 9781503948389
1503948382
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