Dick Whittington and His Cat by Marcia Brown

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The well-loved tale of the London waif whose cat's prowess as a ratter results in Dick's becoming a successful merchant and Lord Mayor of London. Illustrated.

About Marcia Brown

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Marcia Brown, one of the most honored illustrators in children's literature, is a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for the body of her work. She lives in Laguna Hills, California.
Published August 30, 1988 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Each page is an artistic treat with half -- page tan and black illustrations complementing the text on each page -- the robust wise-eyed characters seem to spoof the flat Medieval symmetry, and the line is heavy to offset the sophisticated conception.

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