Barn Cat by Carol P. Saul

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Barn Cat pays no attention to the parade of crickets, swallows, puppies, and butter flies as they pass from 1 to 10. What could she be looking for? Young readers will delight in the up-close hand-colored woodcuts that give a cat's-eye view of the world.

About Carol P. Saul

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Caldecott Medalist Mary Azarian is a consummate gardener and a skilled and original woodblock artist. Many of her prints are heavily influenced by her love of gardening, and her turn-of-the-century farmhouse is surrounded by gardens that reveal an artist's vision. Mary Azarian received the 1999 Caldecott Medal for SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. She lives, skis, and gardens in Vermont.
Published September 1, 1998 by Little, Brown Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences.

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This appealing look at garden, meadow, and farmyard creatures, as seen through the eyes of a curious barn cat, gives the tried-and-true preschool favorites—animals and counting—a fresh new landscape.

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One grasshopper, two crickets, three butterflies and so on, up to 10 sparrows, parade past the disinterested puss, to the recurring refrain of ""Barn cat at the red barn door,/ Barn cat, what are you looking for?"" At last, the goal of her patient vigil is revealed: the cat's mistress appears, to...

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With each turn of the page, the 2-year-old and 5-year-old would repeat the verse: "Barn cat, barn cat, what are you looking for?"

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