An Ode to Pete the Cat

Several years ago, I remember walking down a hallway seeing cute little crafts of a blue cat in a giant pair of shoes. I learned that his name was Pete and that kids loved him. A couple years later I somehow (I don’t remember how) stumbled upon Pete the Cat: I...

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“Picture books are two to three times as likely as parent-child conversations to include a word that isn’t among the 5,000 most common English words.” This is what Dominic Massaro, of the University of California, Santa Cruz found when studying...