Cat Stories From Around the World

Book - 2005
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Why are cats and mice enemies?

Why do cats always land on their feet?

Are cats as smart as they seem?

Here's a story behind each of these feline traits. For centuries, people everywhere, from Tibet to Oman to Scotland to the United States, have been fascinated with cats and their intriguing personalities. In this captivating collection, New York Times best-selling author Jane Yolen has gathered and adapted cat stories, sayings, and nursery rhymes from around the world. The glowing jewel-like illustrations of cats galore in their native homes have been lavishly painted by Hala Wittwer.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2005
ISBN: 9780060291617
Branch Call Number: J 398.245 YOL
Characteristics: 40 p. :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: Wittwer, Hala - Illustrator


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DaytonMuse Aug 22, 2012

My three-year-old loved this book. She enjoyed the nursery rhymes, but also the more detailed stories. It was nice having stories from many different cultures in one book. The stories were all nice length for reading at bedtime.

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