Katie, a little dog, is so excited when Sara Ann brings home three little kittens that she can't stop herself from howling and trying to run after them. But her enthusiasm frightens the kitties, and she's sad when they run away from her. Don't they know that she just wants to play? Paperback Formats Available for Schools Only.
ALA Notable Video
Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
narrator Elizabeth Himmelman mews and howls with gusto
Himmelman's pacing ebbs and flows with Katie's efforts at self-control
her voice rises and falls as Katie tries to be more empathetic with the kittens." - AudioFile
"Lively animation brings this loving story to life with feeling and humor." - ALA Notable Video Committee
"The lively, empathetic narration captures Katie's exuberance and remorse, and the hilarious colored pencil-and-watercolor cartoons come to life on the screen. An engaging bonus interview with the author includes childhood photos and reminiscences. A winning package " - Starred Review, School Library Journal