The Cat Who Walked Across France
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Cat Who Walked Across France by Kate Banks
Book DescriptionAn unforgettable tour of FranceThe cat and the old woman have lived happily together for many years in the stone house by the sea. But when the old woman dies, the cat is packed up with her belongings and sent north to the village where she was born. Soon he is forgotten. He walks the streets aimlessly until, spurred by memories and a longing to return to the place he knows and loves, the cat embarks on a journey to find the home he was taken away from.In lyrical prose and breathtaking images, Kate Banks and Georg Hallensleben take the reader on a journey across the Norman countryside, past ancient ruins, through bustling cities, to the sparkling ports of the Mediterranean Sea and a place the cat can call home.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780374399689
(262mm x 264mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Close Your Eyes, Hardback (August 2015)
Alternating between real-life scenes with the baby tiger and his mother and enchanted dream scenes of sleep's possibilities, Kate Banks's simple, comforting text and Georg Hallensleben's bright, colourful illustrations make this a charming bedtime story for small children.
Max's Math, Hardback (March 2015)
Max and his brothers drive to Shapeville and Count Town searching for problems, and are able to use their skills in arithmetic and sleuthing to help get things ready for a rocket launch.
Bear in the Book, Hardback (October 2013)» View all books by Kate Banks
It's time for bed, and a little boy chooses his favourite book for his mother to read to him. He identifies with the bear in the book who is preparing for his own deep slumber, hibernating through the winter while humans and other animals explore the snowy landscape around him.
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Author Biography - Kate Banks
Author Kate Banks and illustrator Georg Hallensleben have collaborated on several books, including "And If the Moon Could Talk," winner of the Boston Globe Horn Book Award, "Baboon," "Close Your Eyes," and "The Night Worker," winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. Banks lives in the South of France with her husband and two sons. Hallensleben lives in Paris."
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