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Fearless felines : 30 true tales of courageous cats /

by Hamilton, Kimberlie [author.]; Runnion, Allie [illustrator.]; Gardner, Andrew (Children's book illustrator) [illustrator.]; Davies, Becky (Becky C.) [illustrator.]; Archer, Charlotte [illustrator.]; Jayne, Emma (Illustrator) [illustrator.]; Sterling, Holly [illustrator.]; Chang, Hui Yuan [illustrator.]; Smith, Jessica (Illustrator) [illustrator.]; Wilson, Katie [illustrator.]; Rossiter, Lily [illustrator.]; Hird, Michelle [illustrator.]; Lawson, Nan [illustrator.]; Holden, Olivia [illustrator.]; Allsop, Rachel [illustrator.]; Sanson, Rachel [illustrator.]; Pang, Bonnie [illustrator.]; Loman, Sam [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Press, 2019.Edition: First edition.Description: 155 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781338355833; 133835583X.Subject(s): Cats -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature | Cats -- Anecdotes | JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Cats | Illustrated works | Anecdotes | Juvenile works | Anecdotes | Illustrated works
Contents:
Cats can be heroes too! -- What happened when -- Beerbohm, scene-stealing theater cat -- Silly cat superstitions -- Bob, a street cat gone Hollywood -- How to tell if a cat loves you -- Colin's, New Zealand stowaway -- Cats ahoy! -- Csalogány, beloved barnyard buddy -- Dewey, the world's most famous library cat -- Puss in books -- Doorkins, the cathedral kitty who met a queen -- Mystical felines -- Faith, the church cat who inspired a nation -- Do cats have a sixth sense? -- Nine lives: cat survival stories -- Félicette, out-of-this-world astro-cat -- Humphrey, chief mouser of the British Isles -- Mighty mousers! -- Matilda, guest direct-fur at the Algonquin -- Morris, America's first TV cat-lebrity -- Feline entrepurr-neurs -- Mourka, gravity-defying ballet star -- Go, pussycat, go! -- The cat from nose to tail -- Mrs. Chippy, explorer cat aboard the Endurance -- Cats on the move -- Nora, CATcerto kitty -- Lights, camera, catnip! -- Oscar, the cuddly grim reaper -- Spooky cats -- Oscar, the bionic cat -- Feline muses -- Pitoutchi, the kitty who fooled the German army -- Polar Bear, the cat who came for Christmas -- 10 ways to help cats in need -- Pyro, the flying cat of World War II -- Room 8, legendary school mascot -- Life-saving cats -- Sam, the unsinkable cat -- Battle cats! -- Feline war heroes -- Scarlett, courage under fire -- Why are cats so weird? -- Simon, British navy war hero -- Record-breaking cats -- Snowball, the cat who solved a murder -- Socks, America's "First Cat" -- Pussycats in posh places -- Stubbs, Alaskan town mayor -- Cats in charge! -- When cats were gods -- Tama, Japan's furriest stationmaster -- Cat crazy in Japan -- Towser, the world's deadliest distillery cat -- Caution: cats at work -- Trim, Aussie adventurer on the high seas -- A cat-lover's guide to world travel -- Trixie, Tower of London prisoner -- The healing power of cats -- Incredible (but true) cat facts -- Fearless felines timeline.
Summary: Meet history's most fascinating felines! Travel across the world and throughout the centuries with these fur-raising tales of adventure. Discover the thrilling tales of 30 cats who became the heroes of their own stories. Meet Simon, the cat who became a war hero, or Félicette, the first cat to blast into space, and dozens more, all while expanding your knowledge with fun, cat-themed quizzes and facts.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

From World War II London to outer space, meet the coolest cats in history in a colorful illustrated compendium of famous felines and cat facts. <br> <br> Drawing from the thrilling lives of more than 30 adorable cats throughout history, Kimberlie Hamilton retells the fascinating tales of cats through the centuries. Meet Mrs. Chippy, a cat who joined a daring ocean journey to Antarctica, or Simon, the only cat to receive a medal for wartime bravery, and dozens more. Filled with colorful depictions of each cat and feline facts throughout, this is the perfect gift for cat and history lovers alike.

Age 8-12.

Meet history's most fascinating felines! Travel across the world and throughout the centuries with these fur-raising tales of adventure. Discover the thrilling tales of 30 cats who became the heroes of their own stories. Meet Simon, the cat who became a war hero, or Félicette, the first cat to blast into space, and dozens more, all while expanding your knowledge with fun, cat-themed quizzes and facts.

Includes index.

Cats can be heroes too! -- What happened when -- Beerbohm, scene-stealing theater cat -- Silly cat superstitions -- Bob, a street cat gone Hollywood -- How to tell if a cat loves you -- Colin's, New Zealand stowaway -- Cats ahoy! -- Csalogány, beloved barnyard buddy -- Dewey, the world's most famous library cat -- Puss in books -- Doorkins, the cathedral kitty who met a queen -- Mystical felines -- Faith, the church cat who inspired a nation -- Do cats have a sixth sense? -- Nine lives: cat survival stories -- Félicette, out-of-this-world astro-cat -- Humphrey, chief mouser of the British Isles -- Mighty mousers! -- Matilda, guest direct-fur at the Algonquin -- Morris, America's first TV cat-lebrity -- Feline entrepurr-neurs -- Mourka, gravity-defying ballet star -- Go, pussycat, go! -- The cat from nose to tail -- Mrs. Chippy, explorer cat aboard the Endurance -- Cats on the move -- Nora, CATcerto kitty -- Lights, camera, catnip! -- Oscar, the cuddly grim reaper -- Spooky cats -- Oscar, the bionic cat -- Feline muses -- Pitoutchi, the kitty who fooled the German army -- Polar Bear, the cat who came for Christmas -- 10 ways to help cats in need -- Pyro, the flying cat of World War II -- Room 8, legendary school mascot -- Life-saving cats -- Sam, the unsinkable cat -- Battle cats! -- Feline war heroes -- Scarlett, courage under fire -- Why are cats so weird? -- Simon, British navy war hero -- Record-breaking cats -- Snowball, the cat who solved a murder -- Socks, America's "First Cat" -- Pussycats in posh places -- Stubbs, Alaskan town mayor -- Cats in charge! -- When cats were gods -- Tama, Japan's furriest stationmaster -- Cat crazy in Japan -- Towser, the world's deadliest distillery cat -- Caution: cats at work -- Trim, Aussie adventurer on the high seas -- A cat-lover's guide to world travel -- Trixie, Tower of London prisoner -- The healing power of cats -- Incredible (but true) cat facts -- Fearless felines timeline.

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