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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Puffy and the Formidable Foe by Ann M. Hannon, Marie G. Lepkowski, and Margaret B. Hannon is the cute story of Puffy the cat who goes hunting for a rat. He pokes his head into a hole and finds a mole instead. He decides to go to the woods to rest beneath ‘mushroom hoods.’ While playing, a small kitty with an obscene odor comes up to him. No one has ever told Puffy to stay away from kitties with odor that will mess up his hair. The story is about a little cat leaving home and who realizes his mistake. The message conveyed through the story is good for children and parents alike as it highlights the importance of family and unity.
The story is simple and Puffy’s experience of straying away from home will make children realize that there is no place like home, and it is not always safe to roam as they do not know about the dangers lurking outside their homes. The illustrations are delightful and capture the essence of the story and the message nicely. The book is good for read aloud sessions and can be used for interactive sessions in classrooms to discuss what Puffy should have done, find the rhyming words in the story, ask children to retell the story using their own words, and encourage each child to speak about their favorite part of the story. It is a good bedtime storybook, too, for parents to read out to their kids. The story will definitely find a place in the hearts of all young readers, and so will Puffy!