Goodnight, Rainbow Cats
Goodnight, Rainbow Cats
3.8/7
Bookroo
3.7/5
Goodreads

Goodnight, Rainbow Cats

Written and illustrated by Barbara Castro Urio
Other
$10.99
$10.22
0 - 3
Reading age
26
Page count
Nov 5, 2019
Publication date

Buy from other retailers

AmazonBookshop

What Does Bookroo Think of This Book

This simple colors book has a clever cut-out design that delivers before being ruined by repetition

“Who is asleep in the big white house?” Turning the pages of this larger-than-average board book, young readers follow along as twelve little cats, in a palette of colors that goes beyond your traditional rainbow, enter the white house one by one and fall asleep behind a cut out window just for them. Each page is almost identical to the last, as readers acknowledge the big white house, wish the previous cat goodnight, and greet a new cat with it’s own color and posture. Progress through the book is marked as additional windows filled with color appear in the great white house until at the end all windows beam with vibrant tones and the cut out is lifted to reveal all twelve cats sound asleep in as many positions as their are colors. While some may find the repetition comforting, more may find it downright boring as they turn page after page hoping for something exciting or novel and realize that nothing ever changes. With the use of twelve colors, Urio presses beyond the standard rainbow of colors but chooses fails to add much excitement with her choices.

What Kind of Book is Goodnight, Rainbow Cats

Topics

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • The cats seem to each have a bit of their own personality. Which is your favorite?
  • This book includes twelve different colors. Can you collect an item from around your house in each color?

Reviews

Book Lists That Include This Book

The Creative Behind the Book

What Has Barbara Castro Urio Said About This Book

Nothing yet! Let Barbara Castro Urio know that you want to hear from them about their book.

Other Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked This Book

    board • 30 Pages
    Black Cat & White Cat
    Claire Garralon
    board • 28 Pages
    Not Quite Black and White
    5.3
    Jonathan Ying, Victoria Ying
    board • 22 Pages
    Colors, Colors, Everywhere!
    5.3
    Series
    Barney Saltzberg
    board • 24 Pages
    One Yellow Ribbon
    5.1
    Marthe Jocelyn
    board • 22 Pages
    Happiness Is a Rainbow
    5.0
    Patricia Hegarty, Summer Maçon
    board • 26 Pages
    Chomp Goes the Alligator
    5.0
    Matthew Van Fleet
    board • 24 Pages
    Counting with Tiny Cat
    Viviane Schwarz
    board • 24 Pages
    Holi Colors
    Rina Singh
    board • 30 Pages
    I Went Walking
    4.8
    Series
    Julie Vivas, Sue Williams
    board • 26 Pages
    Baby Shoes
    Dashka Slater, Hiroe Nakata
    View more

Book Details

ISBN
9781452182131
Publication Date
November 5, 2019
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Page Count
26
Audience
Board
Reading Age
0 - 3 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2019001955

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 75%

This page is starting to look fantastic!

Depth Score - 21%

Just the barebones.

Improve this page

Are you the author or illustrator? Claim your book.

Bookroo

Book Clubs

Follow Bookroo