Nicola Winstanley has always believed in the power of stories to bring comfort. She is the author of The Pirate’s Bed, A Bedtime Yarn and Cinnamon Baby, which won an honor prize for the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award and was shortlisted for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. Nicola lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with her family and one dog. No cats.
Praise for How to Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps: “This laugh-out-loud picture book can serve as a beginning reader. . . . The inevitable ending will delight both children and adults and this title will be requested over and over.” —Starred Review, Booklist “Early-years students will love the humour and irony of the situation. Highly recommended.” —Highly Recommended, Resource Links
“Adorably frustrating… will have young readers slapping their foreheads in exasperation, but will reward them with a sweet, funny ending…” –New York Times
“[A] pleasing and well-executed story that really is the cat’s meow.” —School Library Journal “Everyone will appreciate this delightful book.” —Imaginary Elevators