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Millions of Cats
Millions of Cats
Author: Wanda Gag
Wanda G?g's enchanting tale of the very old man who went off in search of the prettiest cat in the world for his wife and returned instead with millions to choose from has become an American classic, widely recognized as the first modern picture book. First published in 1928, it was a recipient of the 1929 Newbery Honor Book Award and has gone o...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780698113633
ISBN-10: 0698113632
Publication Date: 6/18/1996
Pages: 29
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Paperstar Book
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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How many of us remember way back in our early childhood, chanting out loud along with our parents, "Hundreds of cats, thousands of cats, millions and billions and trillions of cats..." "Millions of Cats" was one of my favorite books when I was very young, and it was one of the first books I bought for my own shelf. It's a perennial favorite about a lonely old couple who decided to get a cat for companionship, and ended up collecting every cat extant for miles around. "Cats here, cats there, cats and kittens everywhere"... When the cats fight tooth and claw to decide who's the prettiest, the sole survivor is a scrawny little kitten who hid from the fray, thinking it couldn't possibly be selected anyway. But a little love can do wonders. The old couple decides that out of "millions and billions and trillions of cats", not one was as pretty as this one. An enchanting classic that will be around as long as there are children and grownups who love a good story.
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This book has such high praises on Amazon, thus my request of it. But I just didn't see it. And then, how there came to be just one cat (from the millions and billions of other cats) was that the millions and billions got hungry, all got in a fight, and ate each other up. Not sure if you want to read that to a small child. Please know that this is only my opinion, and that I was disappointed in the book.