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: BookPublisher: 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
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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.
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.
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.