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Publisher Comments:

The bestselling Catwings series has been redesigned for Fall 2006!

Mrs. Jane Tabby's kittens assume they are the only cats with wings in the world . . . until they discover a little kitten with wings of her own living in an abandoned building that is about to be demolished. Will they be able to rescue their new friend from the dangers of the city?

Review:

"Le Guin's graceful writingespecially of the adventurous rescue of the new member of the family and in the roof sceneis sweetly illuminated by Schindler's delicately tinted drawings." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Each sentence is simple enough to tempt beginning readers, yet interesting. The text is also peppered with illustrations that will delight readers with every new page." Children's Literature

Review:

"This gently appealing story will mean more to those who enjoyed the more vigorous first book, but it is hard to resist a story that brings a terrified, lonely kitten home to a loving family. The illustrations are engaging pen-and-ink drawings with watercolor wash. A handsome little book for middle readers." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

The four winged tabby cats return to the city to find their mother, only to discover a small kitten with wings like their own.

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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780590428323
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Publisher:
Orchard Books
Author:
Guin, Ursula K. Le
Author:
Schindler, S. D.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Cats -- Fiction.
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Catwings
Series Volume:
TM 5-6115-584-12
Publication Date:
June 1991
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 64 pages Orchard Books - English 9780590428323 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Le Guin's graceful writingespecially of the adventurous rescue of the new member of the family and in the roof sceneis sweetly illuminated by Schindler's delicately tinted drawings." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "Each sentence is simple enough to tempt beginning readers, yet interesting. The text is also peppered with illustrations that will delight readers with every new page."
"Review" by , "This gently appealing story will mean more to those who enjoyed the more vigorous first book, but it is hard to resist a story that brings a terrified, lonely kitten home to a loving family. The illustrations are engaging pen-and-ink drawings with watercolor wash. A handsome little book for middle readers."
"Synopsis" by , The four winged tabby cats return to the city to find their mother, only to discover a small kitten with wings like their own.
"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.
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