April's Kittens Author:Claire Turley Newberry Quoted from Amazon.com — Since it was first published over fifty years ago, April's Kittens remains a classic cat story. — Many children understand April's dilemma when her cat, Sheba, has three kittens. April is thrilled until her father insists that theirs is strickly a one-cat household. April must give up three cats, but which ones? The aptly ... more »named Charcoal? Tiger-striped Butch? Sweet-faced Brenda?--or even Sheba?
How April eventually comes up with the perfect solutions makes for a heartwarming story that has appealed to many young cat lovers and will continue to delight generations of children everywhere. Clare's Newberry's enchanting illustrations reflect her fondness for cats; School Library Journal deemed these "beautiful drawings, so real one wants to pet them."« less