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Kit and Caboodle
Kit and Caboodle

Kit and Caboodle


32 Pages, 9.75 x 9.75

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.99 (CA $22.99) (US $16.99)

Publication Date: August 2022

ISBN 9781760506339

Rights: US & CA

Hardie Grant Children's Publishing (Aug 2022)
Little Hare Books

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Witches are good at casting spells, flying and making potions, right? Kit is a witch, but she isn't very good at witchy things. One Halloween, a bedraggled bat named Caboodle comes tumbling through Kit's window. She tries using magic to fix his broken wing, but the results are … unexpected. Caboodle causes havoc in the house as he waits for his wing to heal. Kit is at her wit's end. But when Caboodle goes missing, Kit realizes just how special he is to her.A beautiful mix of magic and humor, and a celebration of true friendship.


Praise for The Heart of a Whale: "Touches on the wistfulness of solitude and the joy of finding a companion." --The Wall Street Journal "Lyrical text . . . dreamlike . . . A sweet cetacean story." --Kirkus Reviews, *STARRED REVIEW* "This visually stunning story is as beautiful to see as it is to read." --SLJ, *STARRED REVIEW* "This is a quiet, gentle love story that will appeal to youngsters." --Booklist

"Quirky and full of kid appeal, this fun-filled paean to friendship is sure to delight. An enchanting treat perfect for Halloween." — Kirkus Reviews

"[A] charming, spooky tale." — Foreword Reviews

Author Biography

Anna Pignataro has created more than sixty books for children, including Mama, Will You Hold My Hand?, Mama, How Long Will You Love Me, and The Heart of a Whale. Her first picture book won the Crichton Award for illustration, and her books have continued to receive award recognition, including multiple commendations from The Children's Book Council of Australia. Many of her picture books have had significant international success – they are published in a wide range of countries and enjoyed in twelve different languages. Through her work, Anna hopes to encourage children to use their imagination, to be inspired by the natural world and to always believe that anything is possible.