An 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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(262mm x 264mm x 10mm)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
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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."