Spike's Picks

What’s in the trunk of your car? Jay, until my demands for moar Fancy Feast have been met. Also some dead mice, bound and gagged and ready to be swimming with the fishes.

What’s your favorite memory? Beating up Dewey

Who would play you in a movie? James Cagney (runner-up: Lee Marvin à la Cat Ballou)

Using only one word, describe yourself. Magnificent

Theme song to your life: "You Don't Own Me"

What's your favorite smell? Shoes. No, wait: Fancy Feast. OMG-shoes-full-of-Fancy-Feast!

If you had a super power, what would it be? The ability to leap 7 bookshelves in a single bound (in order to reach the cat treats)

What do you think your job is at Left Bank Books? Nightshift manager and inventory security.

 

By Takashi Hiraide, Eric Selland (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811221504
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 13th, 2014

A heartwarming tale of a cat who comes into the lives of bookish people and makes everything better. Ahem: sound like anyone you know?! -Spike's May Staff Pick, 2014 


$12.95
ISBN: 9781452126579
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - July 23rd, 2013

This book is far too cheerful for me. -Spike's Holiday Pick, 2013


By Rob Scotton, Rob Scotton (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061978630
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperFestival - July 2013

Rob Scotton delivers again - notice that Splat stays cool in times of terror and strain. Even his whiskers stay neat. A lesson for us all. -- Spike's Halloween 2013 Pick.


$15.00
ISBN: 9780385349345
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - September 24th, 2013

Dogs are gross. They are infantile, clueless, and generally uncouth. That is why I attack them without warning when they enter the bookstore. Someone has to. -  Spike, Left Bank Books, Chat de la Maison


$12.95
ISBN: 9781452126579
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - July 23rd, 2013

 This book is far too cheerful for me.  -- Spike


$14.99
ISBN: 9781449410247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 9th, 2012

The answer is yes. -- Spike


$12.95
ISBN: 9781452110585
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - August 15th, 2012

It's true, you know. I really could pee on all of this. -- Spike


$27.99
ISBN: 9780312554194
Availability: Special Order
Published: St. Martin's Press - July 24th, 2012

I make an excellent cameo toward the end of this book. -- Spike


By Sam Lloyd, Sam Lloyd (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416925170
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Published: Atheneum Books - December 26th, 2006

$16.99
ISBN: 9780060090951
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 16th, 2010

$16.95
ISBN: 9781596432994
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 24th, 2007

By Natalie Engel, Rob Scotton (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780061978555
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Published: HarperTorch - June 14th, 2011

By T. S. Eliot, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780547248271
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Published: Harcourt Children's Books - October 19th, 2009

$17.99
ISBN: 9780689868153
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing - January 4th, 2011