Cat in the Manger
Written by Michael Foreman
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A warm-hearted, beautifully told cat’s view of the Christmas story. The cat who lives in the manger is a cat with attitude, sometimes grumpy and often moaning but tonight it is looking forward to a quiet night with just the cows for company when some unexpected visitors turn up. The cat hates donkeys and it doesn’t like being tipped out of the manger but it soon becomes clear that something very wonderful is taking place that night. This beautiful, original and humorous take on the Nativity story is sure to become a Christmas classic. Its originality lies in the Christmas story being told from the perspective of a cat and very endearing it is too as the story of Christmas unfolds.
Cat in the Manger by Michael Foreman
A long time ago, in a faraway land, a cat lived in a barn. Of course, he had to share it with all the other animals: cows and goats, chickens and...mice! Then, one wintry night, the door flew open and in came a man and a woman on a donkey, to take shelter from the snow...
About the Author
More books by Michael Foreman
Andersen Press Ltd
5th November 2009
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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