Young Cam Jansen and the Spotted Cat Mystery
Patiently and politely, Mr. Panda asks the animals he comes across if they would like a doughnut. A penguin, a skunk, and a whale all say yes, but they do not remember to say "please" and "thank you." Is anyone worthy of Mr. Panda's doughnuts?
After your child receives and reads this book, Discuss one or more of the following questions to help him/her make connections and build comprehension.
- Cam Jansen has a photographic memory. If you could choose to have one, would you? Why or why not? Talk about it with a parent.
- Cam solves mysteries. Think of another story with a child detective. How are they like Cam? How are they different? Talk about it with a parent.
- Danny didn't get many of his homework questions right. Do you think Danny is a bad student, or is Ms. Dee a bad teacher? Why? Talk about it with a parent.
- There are good reasons and bad reasons to have pets in classrooms. Make a list of 5 reasons for each. Share your list with a parent.
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