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ISBN13: 9780689714337
ISBN10: 0689714335
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A little cat and a compassionate Japanese artist bring about a miracle. "One of the thirty 20th-century children's books every adult should know".--The Horn Book.

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Xdarkblade_236azn, April 3, 2008 (view all comments by Xdarkblade_236azn)
This book I read just a couple weeks ago, and I don't think there has been another so beautifully written story, touching my heart with every chapter! As you have/will learn, cats were not able to enter heaven, for they refused to pay homage to the Buddha. But when the artist includes a painting of a cat in his art for a Buddhist temple, the priest refuses it and decrees it must be destroyed. But what would come was a miracle, and a beautiful one it was. It brought me on the verge of tears.
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Ludebartolomeo, May 27, 2007 (view all comments by Ludebartolomeo)
I read this book when I was about 8 or 9 years old. The story was so moving to me that I remember it now, at the age of 51! It had a great impact on me spiritually and still brings tears to my eyes.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689714337
ill.:
Ward, Lynd
Jael,:
Jael
Illustrator:
Ward, Lynd
Author:
Coatsworth, Elizabeth Jane
Author:
Coatsworth, Elizabeth
Author:
Ward, Lynd
Author:
Jael
Publisher:
Aladdin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japan Fiction.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
Nr. 3909
Publication Date:
November 1990
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
7.63x5.14x.27 in. .14 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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