Book Reviews of Catwings Return (Catwings, Bk 2)

Catwings Return (Catwings, Bk 2)
Catwings Return - Catwings, Bk 2
Author: Steven D. Schindler (Illustrator), Ursula K. Le Guin
ISBN-13: 9780590428323
ISBN-10: 0590428322
Publication Date: 5/1991
Pages: 48
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 22 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Paperback
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This new book picks up where that one left off. The four winged catsThelma, Roger, Harriet and Jamesare content in the country barn where they live, secretly cared for by humans Hank and Susan. But they would like to see their mother, and the dumpster where they were born. Only James and Harriet make the trip, and learn that the slums are being destroyed by demolition crews. Their mother and the dumpster have moved; instead, they find a winged kitten. After a brief reunion with their mother, who now lives amidst flower pots on an apartment roof, all three felines go to the farm. Some of this repeats the first book, such as the absence of a father, the mother who bravely, and perhaps somewhat curiously, sends the children away to a better life, and the rather dull goodness of the human boy and girl.
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One of my grandson's favorites!
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this whole sieres is about a family of cats that fly. they are cute books and i recamend them to people looking for books for children.
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James and Harriet, the youngest and most adventurous of four winged cats, return from the country refuge that they found in Catwings (Orchard, 1988) to the inner-city slum where they were born, to see their mother again. They find a frightened winged kitten before finding their mother, the genteel Mrs. Jane Tabby. She is delighted to see her grown children and grateful that they've brought back her lost kitten. She insists that they take the kitten to safety in the country. This may grate on those who criticized as unfeeling Mrs. Jane's decision, in the first book, to send her older children off to a new life so that she could begin a new liaison unfettered, but it seems in character.
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if you love cat stories, you will love this book
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Fantasy--about cats who can fly. My children (boys and girls)loved all the books in this series.
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From Publishers Weekly
Identical in format and length to its predecessor, Catwings, this new book picks up where that one left off. The four winged cats--Thelma, Roger, Harriet and James--are content in the country barn where they live, secretly cared for by humans Hank and Susan. But they would like to see their mother, and the dumpster where they were born. Only James and Harriet make the trip, and learn that the slums are being destroyed by demolition crews. Their mother and the dumpster have moved; instead, they find a winged kitten. After a brief reunion with their mother, who now lives amidst flower pots on an apartment roof, all three felines go to the farm. Some of this repeats the first book, such as the absence of a father, the mother who bravely, and perhaps somewhat curiously, sends the children away to a better life, and the rather dull goodness of the human boy and girl. Le Guin\'s graceful writing--especially of the adventurous rescue of the new member of the family and in the roof scene--is sweetly illuminated by S. D. Schindler\'s delicately tinted drawings. A Richard Jackson Book. Ages 7-10.