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The Cat Who Walked Across France

Cat Who Walked Across France

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)


Model: FBA-|289759
ISBN: 0374399689
Author: Kate Banks

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After his owner dies, a cat wanders across the countryside of France, unable to forget the home he had in the stone house by the edge of the sea.
Your children will love this magnificent book. Written by Kate Banks and it is published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). The children's book became available sometime in 2004. The hardcover book talks about Cats along with Home and it is regarded as smart fiction. This is the 1st ed. is 40 pages long and it contains colorfully illustrated pictures. The book dimensions are 10.16" Height x 0.39" Length x 10.24" Width. It has got a weight of 1.02 lbs. Obtain a copy of this book, visit the shopping cart button on this page.

An unforgettable tour of France The cat as well as the old woman have lived happily together for a lot of years inside the stone house by the sea. In lyrical prose and breathtaking images, Kate Banks and Georg Hallensleben take the reader on a journey across the Norman countryside, past ancient ruins, by means of bustling cities, to the sparkling ports from the Mediterranean Sea along with a place the cat can call home. He walks the streets aimlessly until, spurred by memories plus a longing to return to the place he knows and loves, the cat embarks on a journey to find the home he was taken away from. Soon he is forgotten. But when the old woman dies, the cat is packed up with her belongings and sent north to the village where she was born.

A cat lives contentedly for very a few years in a seaside village, till his old mistress dies and he is shipped off to another town far away. Readers will most likely be pleased (and not surprised) to find out that the new residents welcome the brave and determined fellow with open arms and dishes of food."Returning finally to his property seaport, the paw-sore old cat finds the door to his stone house nevertheless open and inviting. Lonely and ignored, the gray kitty sets off on an odyssey, lured by memories of"the tangy smell of lemons ripening on a branch below a window at the stone residence by the edge with all the sea,"and driven by"the taste with the salty air that blew off the water and coated the bench behind the stone residence by the edge of the sea.

Kate Banks and Georg Hallensleben, who have teamed up on numerous gorgeous and award-winning picture books, which includes Close Your Eyes, are a creative match created in heaven. (Ages 5 and older) --Emilie Coulter Lovely!



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