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ISBN13: 9780439551892
ISBN10: 0439551897
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Publisher Comments:

The bestselling Catwings series!

Mrs. Jane Tabby can't explain why her four precious kittens were born with wings, but she's grateful that they are able to use their flying skills to soar away from the dangerous city slums where they were born. However, once the kittens escape the big city, they learn that country life can be just as difficult!

Review:

"LeGuin...has written a small gem of a book, with convincing and intriguing characters. Dark watercolor etchings by Schindler further convey the plight of these airborne felines and their seeking of a home." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Softly-colored ink drawings add an old-fashioned tone, as do the Victorian names of the cats." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Now available individually in new digest-sized paperback editions, the first four books in Le Guin's magical series chronicle four young cats with wings who leave the city slums in search of a safe place to live.

Synopsis:

A highly acclaimed novel about the adventures of four winged tabby cats who leave the city in search of a safe place to live.

About the Author

Ursula Le Guin writes both poetry and prose, and in various modes including children's books, YA books, fantasy, science fiction and fiction. She is the author of the bestselling and award winning CATWINGS series. Three of Le Guin's titles have been finalists for The American Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, and among the many honors her writing has received are a National Book Award, five Hugo Awards, five Nebula Awards, and The Margaret A. Edwards Award. She lives in Oregon.

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ohohaye13, November 18, 2012 (view all comments by ohohaye13)
I am almost 16 years old and I still love this book so much. It tells of the life of a litter of kittens who grew wings and survived the city then made some friends.
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electomental, March 8, 2007 (view all comments by electomental)
I absolutely LOVED this book, as a child, and would highly recommend it to any parent who wants to instill a sense of adventure and creative imagination in their children. Just be sure to remind them that cats don't really have wings, and that it's make-believe. =D
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780439551892
Author:
Ursula K. Le Guin and S. D. Schindler
Publisher:
Orchard (NY)
Illustrator:
Schindler, S. D.
ill.:
Schindler, S. D.
Author:
Guin, Ursula K. Le
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Author:
Leguin, Ursula
Location:
New York
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Subject:
Lifestyles - Country Life
Subject:
Lifestyles - City Life
Subject:
Juvenile fiction
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Catwings
Series Volume:
99/474
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in
Age Level:
06-09

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Product details 48 pages SCHOLASTIC INC. - English 9780439551892 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "LeGuin...has written a small gem of a book, with convincing and intriguing characters. Dark watercolor etchings by Schindler further convey the plight of these airborne felines and their seeking of a home." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "Softly-colored ink drawings add an old-fashioned tone, as do the Victorian names of the cats."
"Synopsis" by , Now available individually in new digest-sized paperback editions, the first four books in Le Guin's magical series chronicle four young cats with wings who leave the city slums in search of a safe place to live.
"Synopsis" by , A highly acclaimed novel about the adventures of four winged tabby cats who leave the city in search of a safe place to live.
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