The Best Cat in the World by Leslea Newman
  

The Best Cat in the World

Written by Leslea Newman
Illustrated by

Synopsis

The Best Cat in the World by Leslea Newman

Even the best cat in the world doesn't live forever, and Victor is very sad when his beloved cat, Charlie, dies. His mother suggests getting a new cat, but Victor isn't so sure. Finally, when the vet tells Victor she has another cat that really needs a home, Victor agrees to give the new cat a chance. But the new cat, Shelley, isn't like Charlie. She doesn't look like Charlie, or act like Charlie, or like to do the things Charlie used to do. With all these differences, is there any chance that Victor can learn to accept and love Shelley? Leslea Newman's gentle story honors the full range of a child's feelings after losing a favorite pet, while Ron Himler's soft pencil and watercolor illustrations capture Victor's poignant emotions as well as the playful antics of his new kitten.

About the Author

Leslea Newman is a full-time author who believes that every single cat is the best cat in the world. She lives in Massachusetts, USA.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Leslea Newman
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Publisher

William B Eerdmans Publishing Co

Publication date

26th January 2006

ISBN

9780802852946


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