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Michael and the cats

by Barbara Abercrombie

  • 212 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by M.K. McElderry Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cats -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    On a visit to his aunt and uncle, Michael is delighted by their two cats but must learn the proper way to make friends with them.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Abercrombie ; illustrated by Mark Graham.
    ContributionsGraham, Mark, 1952- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.A1614 Mi 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1544831M
    ISBN 100689505434
    LC Control Number91023950
    OCLC/WorldCa24068109

      The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje – review. This confusing rites of passage tale hits too many false notes. Michael Ondaatje at the Edinburgh book festival last month. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod. Michael Ondaatje is the author of three previous novels, a memoir and eleven books of poetry. His novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize. Born in Sri Lanka, he moved to Canada in and now lives in Toronto.

    Rated 5 out of 5 by lgnurse from Creative Cats Adult Colouring Book This is a colouring book that cat lovers and non-cat lovers can enjoy. The various pages have cats in a variety of settings: from simply sitting still to standing among flowers or city scapes. At times vary detailed and at other times not so much, it allows the user to use their imagination and develop pictures that /5(10).   There Are No Cats In This Book by and performed by Viviane Schwarz.

    Meet the Big Cats. By Michael Stuart. Grades. PreK-K, D. Genre. Non-Fiction Take a walk in the wild. Which big cats will you meet? Paperback Book. Paperback Book; QTY. 1 +-ADD TO CART. IN THE TEACHER STORE. Save to Wishlist. Other Books You Might Like. Michael Ondaatje's novel, "The Cat's Table", is the coming-of-age tale of an ll year-old boy named Michael who takes a day sea journey in the s. Leaving his home on the island state of Ceylon (now called Sri Lanka), just south of India, Michael boards a passenger ship called the Oronsay bound for England, where he will be reunited.


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