[]
[]

Mr. Wuffles!

Wiesner, David (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Mr. Wuffles!
Print

Item Details

"Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Wiesner, David
Title: Mr. Wuffles!
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. illust. ; 24 x 29 cm
Summary: "Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs"-- Provided by publisher.
Alternate Title: Mister Wuffles!
ISBN: 0618756612
9780618756612
Branch Call Number: FICTION Wie
Statement of Responsibility: David Wiesner
Subject Headings: Extraterrestrial beings Fiction Toys Fiction Cats Fiction
Topical Term: Extraterrestrial beings
Toys
Cats
LCCN: 2012046025
MARC Display»

Opinion

From the critics


From Library Staff

Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs.

"Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs."


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

Mr. Wuffles and David Wiesner really tested my toddler's imagination. This book is a hoot!

Apr 24, 2014
  • CraigGraziano rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Never has a feline been as terrifying as Mr. Wuffles. In truth, he really is just a curious housecat with a ton of playthings. The one toy that he is most interested in was not bought at the pet store. That is because it is not a toy at all.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/mr_wuffles_wiesner

Apr 21, 2014
  • BUNBUN1978 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I love all the details that Wiesner adds to his picture books.

Apr 15, 2014
  • loonylovesgood rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Very imaginative children's book. I love the drawings and the expressions on Mr. Wuffles's face.

Dec 18, 2013
  • CATLIN rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

You just can't beat a David Wiesner book for quirkiness! I just love everything by this author! This latest book is no exception. If you are a cat lover the antics of the cat are a real hoot! The little space aliens are fabulous, as are the little insects that come to their rescue. Tho' wordless, the pictures explain the story very well. Entertaining book for all ages

Dec 18, 2013
  • 1tarheel rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Pure genius.

Packed with fascinating details, this sophisticated yet hilarious picture book is destined for multiple re-reads. Housecat Mr. Wuffles ignores his toys in favour of playing with a tiny metal spaceship…and terrorising the miniscule green aliens within! Though the story is almost wordless - the aliens speak in pictographs that are sure to tantalise code-loving children - the beautifully rendered illustrations ably capture the momentum of the miniature battle, which ramps up as the aliens seek aid from the local insects. Will they defeat the fearsome feline? Find out in this uniquely absorbing escapade from three-time Caldecott medalist David Wiesner.

Picture books newsletter, November 2013.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

Nov 08, 2013
  • MaryBuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner Book Trailer

Published on Aug 5, 2013 In a near wordless masterpiece that could only have been devised by David Wiesner, a cat named Mr. Wuffles doesn't care about toy mice or toy goldfish. He's much more interested in playing with a little spaceship full of actual aliens—but the ship wasn't designed for this kind of rough treatment. Between motion sickness and damaged equipment, the aliens are in deep trouble. When the space visitors dodge the cat and take shelter behind the radiator to repair the damage, they make a host of insect friends. The result? A humorous exploration of cooperation between aliens and insects, and of the universal nature of communication involving symbols, "cave" paintings, and gestures of friendship.

Find it at CRRL

  Loading...

Explore Further


Browse the Shelf

Subject Headings


LibraryThing Series Information


  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.
app03 Version Arkelstorp Last updated 2014/10/22 16:24