Little Bo by Julie Andrews Edwards
The Story of Bonnie Boadicea

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On a cold and rainy night, Little Bo - a tiny grey kitten - finds herself all alone. She has been taken away from her family and is lost and afraid. Then Billy appears, and Little Bo finds an instant friend and an adventurous new life.
 

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Julie Andrews Edwards is one of the most recognized figures in the world of entertainment. She is perhaps best known for her performances in Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and The Princess Diaries. Ms. Edwards is the author of many favorite children's books, including Mandy, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, and the Little Bo series. She and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, an arts educator and theater professional, have coauthored over twenty books for young readers, including Simeon's Gift, The Great American Mousical, Thanks to You: Wisdom from Mother & Child, and the recent New York Times bestsellers The Very Fairy Princess and Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies. Emma is also the author of Raising Bookworms. Julie Andrews was born in Walton-on-Thames, England, on October 1, 1935. She is a film and stage actress. She came to the United States at the age of 19 to star in The Boyfriend on Broadway. Some of her other stage performances include My Fair Lady, Camelot and Victor/Victoria. She has starred is numerous movies including The Sound of Music, Thoroughly Modern Millie, 10, Victor/Victoria, The Princess Diaries, and Shrek. She won an Oscar for Mary Poppins, her very first motion picture appearance. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Academy of Film and Television and in 2000 the title of Dame was bestowed upon her by Queen Elizabeth II for lifetime achievements in the arts and humanities. She is the author or co-author of numerous children's books including Mandy, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, Dumpy the Dump Truck, Dumpy Saves Christmas, Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea, Little Bo in France and The Very Fairy Princess Series. She also published an autobiography, Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, in 2008. Henry Cole has illustrated more than fifty books for children including The Leprechaun's Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards, Little Bo by Julie Andrews, and On Meadow Street, which he wrote. His first novel was A Nest for Celeste.
 
Published October 1, 1999 by Hyperion Books for Children. 88 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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But first, the sextet of felines goes on an excursion with their mother to meet their father, who prophetically names the tiniest of the litter Boadicea: ""She was a great warrior queen, brave and fearless."" After a few brushes with danger, Bo finds a home with Billy, a first mate on a fishing t...

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In the sequel to Little Bo, the feline heroine and her sailor friend Billy Bates hitchhike to Paris in Little Bo in France: The Further Adventures of Bonnie Boadicea by Julie Andrews Edwards, illus.

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It seemed very odd to wear a hat like a cat upon one’s head.” All is well until pirates come aboard Legend one night, pirates who followed the Goodlads to Italy when an attempt to kidnap Lady Goodlad in France failed.

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