Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings by Ursula Leguin
A Catwings Tale

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"Nothing frightens Alexander!" the Furbies exclaim of their biggest, strongest, loudest kitten. "Alexander is wonderful!" But the world Alexander trots off to explore turns out to be terrifying--with trucks and dogs--and Alexander must be rescued by Jane, a strange, furry bird called a Catwing. Full color.

About Ursula Leguin

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Ursula Le Guin writes both poetry and prose, and in various modes including children's books, YA books, fantasy, science fiction and fiction. She is the author of the bestselling and award winning CATWINGS series. Three of Le Guin's titles have been finalists for The American Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, and among the many honors her writing has received are a National Book Award, five Hugo Awards, five Nebula Awards, and The Margaret A. Edwards Award. She lives in Oregon.
Published September 1, 1994 by Scholastic. 48 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The endearing winged cats who escaped the city to be cared for by two reliable country children (Catwings, 1988, etc.) make a third appearance in this tale of a self-important kitten from nearby who discovers that his true worth is not what he has supposed.

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