Creative PET Thursday! The Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets by Stanley and Katrina

11 Apr

Today is Creative Kid PET Thursday!I have a good book to tell you about! It was written by a dog (Stanley) and a cat (Katrina)!

stanleyandkatThe Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets

by Stanley and Katrina

86 pages – ages 8+

Published by CreateSpaceย  on December 21, 2012

Katrina Von Cat, Master of Wisdom and Knowledge, has had it with the dog eating her food all the time. Katrina realizes that they have been living in the same house for a while and she really hasn’t bothered to find out the dog’s name. So she writes a letter to the dog to ask his name and that he stop eating her food. Stanley (the dog) says the letter is nice, but heย  won’t stop eating her food. Katrina decides to take Stanley to kitty court! And that’s just the start of the trouble they cause!

This story was extremely well written! The way it starts out with the cat and dog writing letters to each other is unique and also hysterical (the letter writing continues through the book)! I love the plot idea of two pets living in the same house for years and pretty much ignoring each other until the one starts eating the other’s food. The characters (Stanley and Katrina) were great and there are other great characters like Mandy the bluebird and Mr. Fluffypants a guinea pig that lives next door who thinks he’s an astronaut, so he calls himself “Zorg.” I also love the story being told through the POV on the animals. This is a VERY fun book!

Five out of five bookworms for “The Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets” fivebooks

The trailer is even hysterical! Check it out!


To learn more, please visit Stanley and Katrina’s website by clicking HERE.

46 Responses to “Creative PET Thursday! The Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets by Stanley and Katrina”

  1. Angela Brown April 11, 2013 at 7:32 am #

    The premise for this novel is absolutely adorable. Have to check this out some more. Thanks for sharing this review.

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  2. swlothian April 11, 2013 at 7:43 am #

    Great review Erik. I enjoyed this book too and thought it was highly original.

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  3. Stanley & Katrina (@StanleyNKatrina) April 11, 2013 at 7:56 am #

    Wow! Thank you, thank you, thank you for the amazing review. We appreciate it tremendously. Neighbor girl loves your blog and visits it daily. She said we are very lucky to get high praise from This Kid Erik. Our paws are dancing around and we haven’t even received any treats yet.
    Thanks again for reviewing our book, Erik!
    Katrina von Cat the Master of Wisdom and Knowledge (& Stanley)

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  4. Michelle Isenhoff April 11, 2013 at 8:27 am #

    Cute trailer!!

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  5. Genevieve Petrillo April 11, 2013 at 9:17 am #

    Mom and I LOVE this idea. Mom says she’ll check this book out and maybe we’ll read it. I’ve always wanted to write a letter to the cat that hides under the car, around the corner from me. This may be the inspiration I need! Thanks, Erik.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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  6. Cayley School Book Fairy April 11, 2013 at 10:36 am #

    Just ordered it for our school library….thanks for the recommend!

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  7. Catherine Johnson April 11, 2013 at 10:43 am #

    You really pick the best books, Erik. This sounds hilarious! I bet adults enjoy it as well as kids too.

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  8. Renee@MD BookReviews (@MDBookReviews) April 11, 2013 at 11:44 am #

    Great review Erik – we’ve just read this one as well – highly original and imaginative! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  9. Julie Grasso April 11, 2013 at 11:56 am #

    Hooray Erik, we loved this book from one talented little lady. I laughed so hard when the Cat council was revealed. I also loved the newspaper at the end. Priceless. We can’t wait for a sequel, or maybe Zorgs own spinoff book. Cheers Julie

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    • thiskidreviewsbooks April 11, 2013 at 8:50 pm #

      I like the Cat Council too. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I hope a sequel is in the making! ๐Ÿ˜€

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      • stanleyandkatrina April 12, 2013 at 7:45 am #

        Yes, Erik. The sequel is in the making! The next book includes our owners placing us in an agility course as well as a visit to a pet psychic – ugh! We did eliminate the letters in the second book. We realized how ridiculous letter writing is since we live in the same house – why don’t we just talk to one another?
        ~Katrina von Cat the Master of Wisdom and Knowledge

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      • thiskidreviewsbooks April 14, 2013 at 8:23 am #

        When will it be out? I can’t wait!

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      • stanleyandkatrina April 14, 2013 at 1:58 pm #

        To answer your later question, we are hoping to publish it around the middle of July. It is longer because we have had a lot more activity in our house lately. But there is a way to get our second book early. Hopefully in May, we will get our in progress second book on https://leanpub.com/u/stanleyandkatrina. You can put bookson there that are not completely finished yet. So for those of you who are looking forward to our next book, please check it out.
        -Katrina von Cat the Master of Wisdom and Knowledge

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      • thiskidreviewsbooks April 14, 2013 at 5:05 pm #

        Thanks Katrina!

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  10. jama April 11, 2013 at 4:35 pm #

    Looks like a fun book. I love reading letters :).

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    • thiskidreviewsbooks April 11, 2013 at 8:51 pm #

      So do I. I think you would like “The Jolly Postman (Or Other People’s Letters)” ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  11. laurimeyers April 11, 2013 at 7:01 pm #

    That’s a lot of fun twists for one book!

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  12. Darlene April 11, 2013 at 7:04 pm #

    This is too funny. What a clever idea for a book!

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  13. readingwithrhythm April 11, 2013 at 9:10 pm #

    This sounds like a very philosophical book. I like to eat the cat’s food too. Is there anything wrong with that? I don’t think that our cat knows who shares her food with her. She’s kind of a clueless thing who lives in the bathroom and sleeps in the sink. I think I should check this book out and see how Stanley and Katrina work things out. Thanks for sharing.

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  14. Stephanie@Fairday's Blog April 11, 2013 at 10:08 pm #

    This book sounds so fun. I bet the conversation between the cat and dog are hilarious. Thanks of sharing. I definitely want to read this one!

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  15. K.L. Pickett April 11, 2013 at 11:46 pm #

    I love the idea of pets writing to each other. I wish I’d thought of it! Sounds like a great book.

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  16. Susanna Leonard Hill April 12, 2013 at 6:59 am #

    This sounds VERY entertaining, Erik! You had me at the mention of Mr. Fluffypants ๐Ÿ™‚

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  17. Diane M. Robinson April 12, 2013 at 8:33 am #

    Great review, Erik. Thank you.

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  18. ontheplumtree April 13, 2013 at 10:25 am #

    I love this…Really great!

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  19. Myra GB April 16, 2013 at 7:18 pm #

    Hi Erik, I like the concept of this book. We had a “Message in a Bottle” bimonthly theme sometime in 2010 I think where we featured books that are epistolary in format (completely written through letters) – this would have been a good book to include in that theme. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • thiskidreviewsbooks April 17, 2013 at 7:14 am #

      I really liked that style of writing through letters. There was also narration, but the letters were funny!

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