From School Library Journal
Kindergarten-Grade 3-- "Captain Cat joined the army. . . when nobody was looking." And so begins the story of a striped feline who strays onto an army base and steps right into military life. Newly independent readers can easily follow Captain Cat's adventures through the large-print text and the numerous large full-color cartoons filled with picture clues. Hoff has maintained his deft touch with a title that's sure to appeal to youngsters. --Gale W. Sherman, Pocatello Public Library, ID
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Syd Hoff is the author and illustrator of many popular children's books, including the classic I Can Read Books Danny and the Dinosaur, Stanley, and The Horse in Harry's Room. He also illustrated the I Can Read Book Don't Be My Valentine by Joan Lexau.
Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Hoff studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in such magazines as The New Yorker and Esquire for many years and were syndicated in newspapers across the country.
Mr. Hoff lives in Miami Beach, Florida
A patriotic feline, Captain Cat springs out of bed whenever the bugle sounds and he has more stripes than any of the soldiers. But most of all, this young recruit and his best friend Pete know what it really takes to make the army a homefriendship. Hoff continues his string of hits. BL. Hoff has maintained his deft touch with a title thats sure to appeal to youngsters. SLJ.