Cat Stories From Around the WorldBook - 2005
Paintings of more than fifty different cats in their native homes enhance a collection of cat stories, sayings, and nursery rhymes from Tibet, Oman, India, Scotland, the United States, and more.
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.
Paintings of more than fifty different cats in their native homes enhance a collection of feline stories, sayings, and nursery rhymes from countries including Oman, India, Scotland, and the United States.