Splat does not want to have a playdate with Spike and both are afraid to learn how to swim. When the rest of their classmates rush straight into the pool, Splat and Spike find that they may have more in common than they thought.
Splat the cat's bicycle bumps and jumps over the bumpy track on his way to school, until . . . crack! Splat takes a tumble off of his bike and finds himself nose to beak with a duck. When the duck does not make a sound, Splat packs the duck in his backpack along with his school supplies to his teacher, Mrs. Wimpydimple, who will know what to do, and heads off to Cat School.
"Splat the Cat is excited to play games with his friends -- until he loses every game! Will Spalt find a way to have fun?"--Page  of cover.
Looking forward to a fun-filled playdate with his friends Spike and Plank, Splat the Cat is dismayed when things start going wrong, from his fall during a game to his inability to find a good hide-and-seek spot.
"Splat's friends are having a rehearsal for their cool new band, the Cat Gang. But something's missing...it just doesn't feel right without Splat! Everyone wants Splat to join the band. But Splat can't sing and he doesn't play an instrument! What can he do that is perfect for the Cat Gang?"--Dust jacket.
A skill-building reader introduces the "-ot" word family in a story that finds Splat the Cat excitedly participating in Cat Scouts jamboree activities, including knot tying, fire building and escaping a mud puddle.
Splat and his class go on a field trip to an ice cream factory. Splat can barely sit still during the bus ride. He's imagining the mountain of ice cream he thinks he'll get to eat! But when Splat gets there, that mountain becomes more of an avalanche. It's up to Splat and his classmates to save the day! Beginning readers will practice the -eam sound in this easy-to-read addition to the Splat series.
When an accident breaks the family's television, Splat resolves to win a new one by entering a cake-baking contest, an effort that is challenged by a disastrous first attempt and a goal of preparing a cake in the shape of a superhero.