In all the animal kingdom, it is the cats' regal grace, subtle sophistication, and great depth of personality that put them in a league entirely their own. Just why are cats so special?
It is the Peek.
It is the Poke.
It is the Dance
on feet of smoke.
It is the Slink.
It is the Sneak
on velvet toes
stalking the Squeak.
Explore the many facets of our feline friends with Tony Johnston's lyrical poetry and award winner Wendell Minor's lush, exquisite paintings. Here is an insider's view of a cat's life for cat lovers of all ages.
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/ It is the Roar: / In a snowstorm / it is the Snore,” accompanied by an almost life-sized, touchable orange cat, sprawled on its back on a couch, toes curled and tail curved, eyes closed, smiling, while an imperturbable snow cat outside the window stares straight ahead through the falling snow.| Read Full Review of Cat, What Is That?
in and of itself is abstract, but the illustration adds to the confusion: a cat on a dock observes the water, as if a fish has just disappeared, thus shifting the pronoun away from the cat to the object the cat observes.| Read Full Review of Cat, What Is That?