Let’s Try Painting
Let's Try Painting tells the story of two adventure cats, Carly and Charly, conquering a new indoor adventure--with paint, no less! They sign up for an art class to begin the adventure. After several successful outdoor sports adventures, Carly and Charly are excited to show the world their artistic flair. And they get to wear berets!
They are super excited when they find out what three objects they will be painting. They assemble all the supplies they need as they await instructions like the good students that they are. As new artists, they pay close attention to the teachers for guidance. Yippee, they have nine chances to create an artistic masterpiece.
They begin with the essential step of color selection and then move to style to bring their unique designs to life. Each new design fills the cats with glee and their fur with paint. But no matter what, a little paint will not stand in the way of creating award-winning art. It's just the price of a cat's success.
The cats get bolder and bolder as the class moves on. Each design is better than the last. Incredible!
When it comes time to show the class what they have done, the other students are truly amazed. It's hard to pick a winner when these cats are naturals at painting. Who knew? Awards are given, and celebrations ensue.
Any doubts that cats can paint are left in the dust. As in all their exploits, Carly and Charly face their art projects confidently and bravely because they know they are very capable and talented cats. Follow along as Carly and Charly channel their unique adventure cat skills and talents into painting.
Meet Carly and Charly!
Let’s Play Soccer
Let's Play Soccer tells the story of two young twin shelter cats--Carly and Charly--as they take on the challenge of youth soccer. As it turns out, because cats are sleek, agile, and quick, they're natural athletes with excellent ball-handling skills. Perhaps cat toys prepared them well for batting things around!
In this adventure, Carly and Charly assemble ten cats to make two teams. Some of their old pals including Alley Cat are joining in on the fun. Cat-sized equipment, cleats, and jerseys are readily available. Luckily, they find a nearby field to master soccer drills with orange cones outlining the prescribed practice zones.
Carly and Charly suit up and then learn basic soccer skills and the essential dos and don'ts of playing youth soccer. They head out to a practice field, all in cat style. The cats have a lot of fun in the process and create fond memories of another successful cat adventure...with a twist.
Let's Go Horseback Riding
Let's Go Horseback Riding tells the story of two young twin shelter cats, Carly and Charly, as they take on the challenge of horseback riding. Carly has big ideas and is ready to go--as long as Charly does all the planning.
As it turns out, it's not as easy as it sounds for cats to ride horses. In this adventure, they search for cat-size equines, as well as the appropriate cat equipment and gear. There are some issues with cats on saddles! Who knew?
Carly and Charly groom their mounts, learn basic riding skills, and the essential dos and don'ts of riding a horse. They saddle up and then head out on an exciting trail ride--all in cat style. The cats have a lot of fun in the process and create fond memories of another successful cat adventure.
Let's Try Baking!
Are you looking for the perfect bed time stories for kids? Let's Try Baking is a children's book that tells the story of two adventurous cats, Carly and Charly, conquering a new indoor territory--the kitchen!
Jump on the bandwagon as the pawsome - twosome of Carly and Charly try their luck with baking for the first time. Once they are done baking, they move on to the design and decoration phase where their inner gourmet designer comes to life. There's a rivalry as to who can create the best design. Yet it's hard to judge when everything turns out just fine.
What could possibly go wrong with two furballs deciding to bake something scrumptious? If you want to teach your kids about the creative art of baking while reading a heartening story with vibrant imagery then join the cats in their journey navigating their first indoor adventure.
Let's Play Pickleball
Let's Play Pickleball tells the story of two young twin shelter cats, Carly and Charly, as they take on the challenge of playing pickleball, the sport that is sweeping the nation. Charly has big plans. But Carly is a little reluctant to play because pickleball is named after a dog. Charly works hard to convince her that the game is quite fun and an excellent exercise for cats despite the name. Carly does like the idea of staying out of the kitchen. So it's a go. As it turns out, it's a bit of a challenge for cats to play pickleball. There's only one chance to serve, and the net is taller than they are. In this adventure, they search for cat-appropriate equipment and gear. Then they learn strategy, scoring, dinks, and lobs to be the best they can be out on the court. The cats have a lot of fun in the process and create fond memories of another successful cat adventure.
Let's Play Tennis
Let’s Play Tennis tells the story of two young twin shelter cats, Carly and Charly, as they take on the challenge of playing tennis. Charly has big ideas. Carly is always ready to go—as long as Charly does all the planning.
As it turns out, it’s not as easy as it sounds for cats to play tennis. In this adventure, they search for cat-appropriate equipment and gear. Then they learn strategy, strokes, scoring, and etiquette to become all they can be out on the court. The cats have a lot of fun in the process and create fond memories of another successful cat adventure.
Let's Go Boating
Let's Go Boating tells the story of two young twin shelter cats, Carly and Charly, as they set out on a wild and crazy adventure. Having settled in nicely in their forever home, they decide it's now time to explore and see more of this great big world.Charly has ideas about going away to have fun and playing in the sun. Carly is always ready to go as long as Charly does all the planning. Together they decide on going boating in a nearby lake. But what kind of boat suits two adventurous young cats? They weigh their options for fun and safety and carefully review the possibilities.Charly is all in on taking extensive safety measures while Carly, as usual, is not so sure. The two debate and decide how they can have fun on the water and live to have other excellent cat adventures in the future. Follow along as the debate continues and Carly and Charly work it all out to make their water adventure a reality. They have a lot of fun in the process and create fond memories of another successful cat adventure.
Meet the Flagship book!
How It All Began
How It All Began tells the story of two shelter cats Carly and Charly, born as twins, setting out on the first adventure of their lives. They encounter all new sights and sounds but face each adventure confidently and bravely because, through it all, they know that have each other. They learn to overcome their fears and face each new day as the brave and beautiful cats that they are.Carly and Charly feel lucky to have won the shelter lottery. They go on a road trip, move into a new home, and explore lots of toys and beds and places to chill. And food. No one around here is ever late for a meal or turns down treats.Charly, for one, is enthralled with lying in the sunbeams, even if it means getting up and moving every so often. (Alas, we all have our burdens to endure.) Join Carly and Charly in navigating their first purrfect adventure and learn their exciting plans for the future.
Let’s Go Skateboarding
Stay tuned for more tales from these two adventurous kitties!
Carly & Charly are at in again, this time out on the water. But it's not as simple as it sounds for cats to go boating. There are equipment choices, life jackets, and swim lessons (for real) required. As usual, Charly will do whatever it takes to have a safe and fun-filled cat adventure. Carly, not so much. Hilarity ensues.
True story by gorgeous twin cats as they navigate life starting at the Humane Society, on to being fostered, then on to being adopted. It is a delightful read. The illustrations are wonderful. The facial expressions on Carly and Charly are hysterical. Kids aged 4-9 will enjoy it. And any cat lover will be intrigued.