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Inhaltsangabe: Amazingly, this tale was inspired by a true event. It took place in 1879 in Liège, Belgium. The city fathers attempted to train 37 cats (imagine that!) to deliver mail from the central post office to outlying villages. What the cats thought about this, and what they did and didn't do, is lost in the mists of time. All we know is that the scheme didn't turn out exactly as planned. Here's as good a guess as any as to what happened so very long ago in the historic town on the River Meuse Children ages 6 and up will be enchanted by the awesome adventures of the plucky wannabe mail-carrier cats of Liège. It's a merry tale with a gentle message that can be enjoyed again and again as a child grows.The cats' tale will bring on big giggles and grins. What's more, there's 'gee-whiz' Liège lore, a glossary of simple French words, even a recipe for Langues de Chat (Cat Tongues) cookies. How cool is that! This is a story for kids and their parents, and for any booklover blessed with a fondness for felines and a lively sense of fun.Why is there trouble at the crossroads?Whose left ear turns inside out at a silly moment?Who takes off in a hot air balloon? How will the tale end?Find out inside!
Über den Autor: Who's WhoGretchen Lamont is a freelance writer and a lifelong fan of felines. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, she was a copywriter for a major New York City advertising agency before relocating to the beautiful North Carolina coast. Her cats Fiona, Iris and Mack took turns assisting at (and sitting on) the computer keyboard while this book was underway.Hugh Harrison, originally from Kent, England, graduated from Maidstone College of Art. After moving to New York City, he studied at the School of Visual Arts whilst working as an illustrator and designer. Hugh?s artwork has been exhibited, and he?s illustrated books and magazine articles. He lives in Jersey City, N.J. with cats Skitty, Morris, Tippit and Algy, who obligingly modeled for the drawings in this book.Oscar Gonzalez has had a hand in designing everything from catalogs and candy wrappers to corporate logos, book jackets and pet food packaging. A graduate of Parsons School of Design and New York University, Oscar?s work may be considered, dare we say, The Cat?s Meow. In his first job, he was assistant to a well-known designer of children?s books at a leading New York City publishing house.
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