It’s All The Cat’s Fault

it's all the cat's faultIt’s All The Cat’s Fault a classic variation of “the dog ate my homework” for cat lovers, perfect for getting children to read who hate homework. Another great creative commons book from Pratham / Storyweaver.

The dog ate his homework but why it is the cats fault? Read this story and witness the series of unfortunate events that unfolds uncovering the reason why it is the cats fault.

By: Anushka Ravishankar and Priya Kuriyan

To read the full version of It’s All the Cats Fault, select the Download or Read Online green buttons below the post.


Text and sample images from It’s All The Cat’s Fault

it's all the cat's faultWhy haven’t you done your homework?
Miss, it’s all the cat’s fault.

If she had not got stuck on the tree, I would not have
taken the ladder to climb it.

If I had not taken the ladder to climb it, I would not have needed to fix it.
If I had not needed to fix it, I wouldn’t have woken up the baby.

it's all the cat's faultIf I had not woken up the baby, my mother would
not have rushed out of the kitchen.

If my mother had not rushed out of the kitchen,
the monkey would not have got in.

If the monkey had not got in, he would not have eaten up all the food.

If he had not eaten up all the food, my father would not have bought
rotis and chicken curry at the tea-shop

If my father had not bought rotis and chicken curry at the tea-shop, the
dog would not have followed him home.

it's all the cat's faultIf the dog had not followed him home, he would not have eaten my

So, you’re saying the dog ate your homework?

Yes, Miss, it’s all the cat’s fault!

<end of It’s all the Cat’s Fault>

Read along with the Video Below


Read It’s All The Cat’s Fault in different versions below


C'est la faute du chat !C’est la faute du chat !

It’s All The Cat’s Fault French



¡Todo por culpa de la gata!¡Todo por culpa de la gata!

It’s All The Cat’s Fault in Spanish


hindi story सारी गलती उस 􀀊ब􀀌ली 􀀊क हैHindi सारी गलती उस बिल्ली कि है

a Hindi Story

See more books about cats below


Rat Cat – Early Reader - Rat Cat is a very short book with cute illustrations featuring Cat and Rat. Perfect for building confidence in early readers! Sample Page Author: Dropti Sharma Illustrator: Rajeev Verma ‘Banjara’ See more Eary Readers on FKB in our Early Readers Section    Spread the love
Counting, rhyming, repetition, children's story
Cool Cat (What my Cat Does) - Have you ever wondered what your Cat does when you are at school? Find out in this cute rhyming tale
MORE Conversations Among Cats - After an exceptionally positive reception to the book Conversations Among Cats, Gabriel Rosenstock has delved deeper into the world of cats with this expanded second edition – MORE Conversations Among Cats. The insights are playful and cat-like, and the conversations are longer and more intriguing than the first popular book. Enjoy this interlude into the ...
Conversations Among Cats - Gabriel Rosenstock overhears these delightful conversations among cats set to the beautiful images of Elizabeth Fearne Bonsall. Sample Page from Conversations Among Cats What will we do today?” “Kill a mouse. What else?” “Kill a mouse? Do we have to?” “Yes.” “Meeow! Well, if you insist.” “I insist.” “Come on. Shake a leg! Let’s tell ...
Welcome to Cripley Hollow - Celeste gets more than she bargained for in the move to Cripley Hollow - with magic, an imp named Grumblemunch who loves cookies, and Professor Prettypaws, an eloquent tabby.
Catch that Cat! - The Cat has stolen a sock and then ran off, but is there a reason why she stole the sock? Find out more in Catch that Cat from BookDash. Sample Text from Catch that Cat! Hurry. Hurry! Help me, catch that cat! She stole my sock and ran off … snatch her. Grab her. Catch ...
Kittens – Bookbot Series 10 - Another BookBot decodable reader is back this time with a bunch of very cute kittens. A cute short story for early readers. Bookbot provides a series of decodable readers for children learning to read. See more of BookBots books at or here on Free Kids Books below:    Spread the love
Sani and Suri - Sani loves her cat Suri. One day Suri is missing. Sani searches high and low, far and wide, will she find Suri? This is a level 1 book for children just beginning on their reading journey. Sample Text from Sani and Suri Sani had a small cat. Its name was Suri. Sani loved Suri very ...
The Three Little Kittens - A chase with a dog ends up in a humorous adventure. The three little kittens are running from a dog, so fast they don’t stop for anything, until they are trapped, will the dog catch them? Or will there be a happy ending? Sample Text from Three Little Kittens One day three little kittens meet ...

See more books from Storyweaver below


Children's story about electricity Unni’s Wish - Unni doesn’t understand why he can’t have cold lime juice, a fan to keep cool, or TV like his friend, then one day some men come to work in his village, what do you think will happen? A beautiful Creative Commons book from Pratham Books. Attribution: Unnit’s Wish (English), written by Meryl Garcia, illustrated by ...
see you tomorrow early reader children's story See You Tomorrow – fun early reader - A young boy tells all his animal friends “See you tomorrow,”, but will he see them all tomorrow? And if so when? A cute story with lots of repetition and imagery perfect for early readers. Sample Page from See You Tomorrow Read along with the video of See You Tomorrow, read by Kiwi Opa: Attribution: ...
counting legs Let’s Count Legs - A fun counting book featuring the numbers 2,4,6, and 8. Brought to us by The Asia Foundation and Storyweaver. Author: All Children Reading Cambodia Illustrator: Measa Sovonnarea Sample Page from Let’s Count Legs Read along with Kiwi Opa in the video of Let’s Count Legs:    Spread the love
The Pottering Pig - The pottering pig causes all sorts of chaos, but did she break the potter’s pots? A cute whodunnit, when the Pottering Pig is accused of a crime she may or may not have committed. Author: Rohit Kulkarni Illustrator: Priya Kuriyan Sample Page from The Pottering Pig: Brought to us by Pratham Books. Read along with ...
Croak – the tale of a frog - There’s a frog in the classroom, but can Masterji see it? Or does he think the children are pulling a prank on him? Find out in this beautifully illustrated story ideal for early grades. Author: Kavitha Punniyamurthi, Illustrator: Ekta Bharti Originally published by Pratham Books on their Storyweaver Platform. Sample Page from Croak  Spread the ...
Counting, rhyming, repetition, children's story
Gorillas Go to the Beach - What would gorillas do if they went to the beach? A beautifully illustrated short children’s story for young children, also suitable for learn to read age. Author/Illustrator: Jemma Jose See more books about animals in our Animals Category. See more books like this in our Toddlers Category Download or read online the full book by ...
I love my planet picture book I Love My Planet – Child friendly conservation guide - I do not use plastic bags but I use cloth bags instead.
children's human rights ebook I Know My Rights – Explaining, Celebrating, and Creating Awareness of Children’s Human Rights - We are re-releasing this beautiful book for the upcoming celebration of International Human Rights day. In I Know My Rights, Menaka Raman explains in a clear and no compromises way what children’s basic human rights are. The poignant book includes a child-friendly version of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child and advice ...
Simple counting and addition How Many? – Counting and simple addition - In this book we meet beautifully illustrated creatures and count how many to answer simple addition problems. Author: Sudeshna Shome Ghosh, Illustrator: Sayan Mukherjee. Another great book from Pratham and Storyweaver. – See many more books like this in our Maths Category. Read the full book by selecting one of the buttons below the post. ...

Sponsored Links:

Note – if you sign up through these links, it doesn’t cost you any extra, but FKB receives a small donation, which helps us move towards our aim of
FREE Hardcopies!  

All our posts are checked by Grammarly, the FREE online grammar checker (We still receive a donation even if you only sign up for the free account :-):

This site is hosted by Bluehost:

Spread the love

Comments 4

  • It’s interesting and easy for reading practice.

  • Danielle (Site Editor): You can also see some foreign language versions of this, here:

  • superdaregamer writes:
    funny crazy awesome

    Lauren writes:
    The boy do his homework because there was so much going on. I LOVE THIS BOOK.

    Mary writes:
    She really enjoyed the book I did too I love it

    Anton & Philip writes:
    We liked this book because it was funny and interesting! We mean very, very!

    Rachael writes:
    Great book to learn about blaming others and to remember to focus on ourselves and not others

    Harshi writes:
    Me and my little sister (harshi) read the book together and we had fun pretending to be the teacher(me) and she would be the student….this helped make her reading much better.-By Honey Editor: what a great way to practice reading Honey and Harshi, thanks for sharing!

    baba akhil writes:
    i like the book

    Elisa writes:
    enjoyable and interesting story to share with young kids

    Kevin writes:
    I’m seven and I loved it!

    Jared writes:
    it was funny my favourite part was when the monkey got it

  • Kim writes:
    So cute! Really enjoyed it

    Joshua torres writes:
    Good read for a 1st grader.

    mauricio arroyo writes:
    Best should read it

    tallul… writes:
    I think it was really funny in parts. it was funny when it turned out the cat did it.

    Lachie writes:
    I think it was cute as.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *