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Dewey: There's a Cat in the Library! by Vicki Myron & Bret Witter

Dewey: There’s a Cat in the Library!

Vicki Myron & Bret Witter


“Every night, people left books in the return box of th elibrary in the small town of Spencer, Iowa.”

Location mentioned: Spencer, Iowa.

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Dewey: There’s a Cat in the Library! by Vicki Myron & Bret Witter


“Dewey: There’s a Cat in the Library!” by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter is a delightful addition for young readers fond of feline companions. This heartwarming tale follows the story of Dewey, a charming and well-known library cat, capturing readers’ hearts with its endearing narrative.

Vicki Myron, the author, brings a personal touch to the story as she herself worked in a public library. She shares the heartwarming account of discovering an abandoned kitten within the walls of the Spencer Library. As the story unfolds, readers are taken on a journey as Dewey transforms from an abandoned kitten to a beloved full-time library cat, charming both the library staff and visitors alike.

The story is complemented by numerous illustrations, making it engaging and visually appealing for young readers. The tale of Dewey’s journey and his newfound role in the library is likely to resonate with children who share a love for animals. This book not only entertains but also serves as an inspirational tale of the impact animals can have on people’s lives and the unique connections that can form between humans and their furry friends.

For those intrigued by Dewey’s story and wishing to delve deeper, the Spencer Public Library has provided a short biography about him. You can read it here.

More details:


  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Recommended Reading Age: 4 – 8 years (Preschool – 3)
  • Publication date: 2009
  • ISBN-10:0316068748
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-316-06874-1

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Reviewed August 2, 2021

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