Way Home by Libby Hathorn

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Shane finds a no-name stray cat and takes it through the dangers of the city to his home, a corner of an alley.

About Libby Hathorn

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Libby Hathorn was born Elizabeth Hathorn in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. She was brought up in the Sydney suburbs of Maroubra and then Tamarama Beach. Hathorn received her eduation at Maroubra Junction Primary School, Sydney Girls High School, Balmain Teachers College, and Macquarie University. She's held past jobs as a lab assistant, teacher, teacher-librarian, senior education officer, producer, and antique-spotter. Hathorn's title, Way Home was the recipient of the Kate Greenaway medal and has been translated into several languages. As well as her twenty fiction titles, Hathorn has also written educational books and video scripts currently in use in Australia and Canada. Several of her children's books have won awards in the Children's Book of the Year Awards, including The Tram to Bondi Beach and Thunderwith. Hathorn has also been awarded a partnership grant with illustrator Celia Bride to work with Olivetti Australia to produce a hybrid CD/Internet project called The Wishing Cupboard based on an Asian tale.
Published January 1, 1994 by Random House.
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Setting the story at night, with white type on bold black, Rogers brings out its poignancy in tenderly rendered illustrations whose essential realism is enriched with dramatic composition and visual asides--e.g., the hands of God and Adam from Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling and the face of...

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A boy named Shane is heading home through the city one night when he meets a stray kitten in an alley.

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