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My Ideal Bookshelf Cover Image
By Jane Mount (Illustrator), Thessaly La Force (Editor)
ISBN: 9780316200905
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Published: Little Brown and Company - November 13th, 2012

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Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399166709
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Published: Blue Rider Press - October 31st, 2013

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I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452110585
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 15th, 2012

While I'm not entirely pleased that my kittens seem to have taken this up as a manual of behavior ("Seriously," I often ask them, "AGAIN?!"), the specificity and truthfulness of this book of poems -- ostensibly written by cats, although I'm pretty suspicious that a human helped a bit -- makes it my all-time favorite gift for cat people, and one of our best sellers in the store to boot. Whether modern or traditional, with iambs or without, these poems all manage to hit home in a way that's both humorous and wince-inducing.