Mister Kitty Is Lost!


By Greg Pizzoli

Formats and Prices




$22.99 CAD




Hardcover $16.99 $22.99 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around January 17, 2023. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

A fun and interactive preschool adventure (with cutout surprises on almost every page!) that explores counting and colors, from the award-winning creator of The Watermelon Seed and Good Night Owl.

Mister Kitty is missing somewhere inside this book! Will you help us find him? Join the hunt for five yellow spots, four orange paws, three purple bells, and more, exploring numbers and colors along the way in an interactive countdown. Cutouts interacting with Greg Pizzoli’s vivid artwork reveal a surprise after each page turn, all leading up to the BIGGEST twist of all at the end!

Don’t miss these board books by Greg Pizzoli:
The Watermelon Seed
Good Night Owl


  • "Simple and delightful. A preschool crowd pleaser."
    Kirkus Reviews
  • "Simple but effective…funny and satisfying."
    Horn Book
  • "Highly recommended as an excellent and humorous read-aloud."
    School Library Journal
  • Praise for The Watermelon Seed:
    A Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner

    * "[A]n expert debut." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

    * "Children will love this hilarious book. The story has broad appeal, making it a great first purchase." —School Library Journal, starred review

    "A juicy premise...Pizzoli legitimizes childish anxieties but also slyly exaggerates each worry to highlight the humor." —The New York Times

    Praise for Good Night Owl:
    A Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor

    "Entertaining bedtime drama that works equally well for new readers and for sharing aloud." —Horn Book

    "A funny tale about stress and an ever-upping ante, with a comforting end." —Kirkus Reviews

On Sale
Jan 17, 2023
Page Count
32 pages

Greg Pizzoli

About the Author

Greg Pizzoli is the creator of the Baloney & Friends series as well as a three-time Theodor Seuss Geisel Award recipient for The Watermelon Seed(Medal winner), The Book Hog (Honor book), and Good Night Owl (Honor book). He is also the author-illustrator of This Story Is for You, The 12 Days of Christmas, Templeton Gets His Wish, and Number One Sam. His nonfiction for children includes the New York Times Best Illustrated Book The Impossible True Story of Tricky Vic: The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower, and he has also illustrated picture books written by authors such as Mac Barnett, Kelly DiPucchio, Jennifer Adams, and Margaret Wise Brown. He lives in Philadelphia.

Learn more about this author