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CAT ON THE BUS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Kim
Author's First Name: 
Aram
Publisher: 
Holiday House
Publication Date: 
2016

 A street cat finds a warm, cozy spot on a city bus in this tale of few words. When a passenger sits next to the cat, the cat snuggles right in and soon finds itself with a new home.

THE WHITE CAT AND THE MONK

Cover of: The White Cat and the Monk
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Bogart
Author's First Name: 
Jo Ellen
Illustrator's First Name: 
Sydney
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Smith
Publisher: 
Groundwood
Publication Month: 
March
Publication Date: 
2016

 This charming version of an ancient, simple poem in which an Irish monk compares his ninth century life of study to the pursuits of his cat has memorable watercolor and ink illustrations, including a view of the manuscript he studies.

THEY ALL SAW A CAT

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Wenzel
Author's First Name: 
Brendan
Publisher: 
Chronicle
Publication Month: 
September
Publication Date: 
2016

 Bold multimedia illustrations and rhythmic repetitive text capture the separate, unique world view of each of the cat observers: a child, assorted creatures and the cat itself in a mirrored lake.  Sure to produce giggles and discussion.        

THE STORY OF DIVA AND FLEA

The Story of Diva and Flea
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Willems
Author's First Name: 
Mo
Illustrator's First Name: 
Tony
Illustrator's Last Name: 
DiTerlizzi
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2015

 A charming story of an unlikely friendship between Diva, a small and settled dog, and Flea, a wandering alley cat. Each learns to venture from their comfort zone to experience and share their worlds. DiTerlizzi’s elegant illustrations beautifully capture the look and feel of Paris.

GOYANGI MEANS CAT

Goyangi Means Cat
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
McDonnell
Author's First Name: 
Christine
Illustrator's First Name: 
Steve
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Johnson
Publisher: 
Viking
Publication Date: 
2011

Collage, muted acrylics, and oil paints create patterns reflecting the Eastern and Western worlds of an adopted Korean child. Bonding with “goyangi,” the cat in her new house, she weeps when it goes missing. Its return helps her accept that both she and Goyangi are home.

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