What are the cats on the cover ready to do? Why do children think the cats might be frightened? Have children name some things the Fraidy Cats might fear. Ask children to name things they fear at night. Keep a running list of children's ideas.
Ask children if they thought this book was funny. Have children cite humorous examples from the story. Ask: Why do you think the author called this book Fraidy Cats? Why did he choose two cats as the main characters? Review the list of children's night fears. Ask: Were the Fraidy Cats afraid of any of the same things? Why or why not?