Mimi is an artistic cat in need of a human. But for a cat like her—with the soul of an artist—only an artist will do. Mr. Dada is a human who believes that art can be anything, and that anything can be art. And for a human like him—with the soul of a Dadaist—only an artistic pet will do. Sometimes, though, it takes a while for humans to see what’s right in front of them all along. So it is a good thing that Mimi is loud and silly and surprising and bold. Mimi is a Dada cat, through and through.
This charming story about staying true to yourself sparkles with playful prose and stunning mixed-media illustrations while introducing readers to the Dadaist art movement. Includes an author’s note, a list of books and websites, and an index.
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She meets her match when she smells an “achingly familiar…above all…yummy” smell that leads her to a Dadaist artist (he has a fish balanced on his head) who declares, “Only art that doesn’t look like art is art.” Determined to woo him (successfully, in the end), Mimi performs a caterwauling “soun...Apr 01 2010 | Read Full Review of Mimi's Dada Catifesto
Pumpkin-colored Mimi is not a cat that “comes running to whoever coos Kitty, kitty ,” but when she stumbles on a Dada performance, she decides she wants the artist, Mr. Dada, to be her human.Mar 08 2010 | Read Full Review of Mimi's Dada Catifesto