This book for young children is about Pitzy, a very real cat who happens to like to eat vegetables. Read about his favorite foods, see him eating them and find out what 'people food' he doesn't really care to eat. All illustrations are edited pictures of the real Pitzy (and real food). Pitzy is a healthy, playful and happy 12 year old male. Use this story to encourage children to try experimenting with different foods. If Pitzy will eat these, why t give them a taste? This book is targeted at very young readers. Large print and simple words make this very accessible, a great read along that children can soon learn to read on their own. Colorful pictures and backgrounds make this a book children will want to see again and again. Pitzy, The Vegetarian Cat is the first in a series of books, Real Kat Tales, based on the lives and adventures of five cats who live together in the same home. Pitzy's eating habits have rubbed off on his four sisters, several of whom w eat some vegetables too.
Hava Laor is an experienced elementary educator, with more than 25 years teaching young students in creative ways. Her primary focus is ESL (English as a Second Language), which lends an understanding of language and clear communication techniques. Her teaching gift, reaching children at their level, is evident in her writing. The author holds a Masters Degree in Education, a BA in Fine Arts and certifications in elementary education and special education. As a skilled artist, she maintains creative control over illustrations and layout of her books.