The Valentine Cat - Funny Firsts Series Author:Clyde Robert Bulla, Leonard Weisgard (Illustrator) A lonely painter has given up on his life's work—until he takes in a half-starved kitten. Soon he decides that the heart-shaped mark on the kitten's face must be lucky. The little cat gives the painter new belief in his art, and his paintings get better and better. Then the cat is stolen, and the painter finds himself lonelier than... more » ever. But where a Valentine cat in concerned, things have a way of ending happily after all. Especially once the little cat makes his way to the palace, where a kindhearted princess puts everything right again.
This charming story pairs Clyde Robert Bulla's masterful storytelling with dramatic art from Caldecott Medalist Leonard Weisgard.« less
A wonderful book to give as a gift for Valentines Day. It could be read to a young child or given for the child to read. This book is a wonderful tale of the life of the black kitten with a white fur heart on his head and the journey he takes to find his permanent home. The best part is that there is a very happy ending. There are many colorful pictures through out that will help this book be treasured and reread often. I plan on giving this book to a grandchild. Enjoy!