Sneakers, the Seaside Cat

Sneakers, the Seaside Cat

By Margaret Wise Brown; Anne Mortimer (Illustrator)

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060286927, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2003

Description

Sneakers saw something.
It was yellow and pink on the outside....
Then he crept up to it and
peeked in.

On Sneakers' first trip to the seaside, his curious paws find surprises in the sand. There's a mischievous crab, playful shrimp, and a shell that echoes the roar of the ocean.

The lyrical prose of Margaret Wise Brown, beloved author of Goodnight Moon, and the masterful miniaturist paintings of Anne Mortimer perfectly capture the spirit and essence of one lone feline and the sea, too. Adapted from stories in the 1955 publication of Sneakers Seven Stories About a Cat, this picture book will find a happy home in the hearts of those who love cats and the seaside.



About the Author
Margaret Wise Brown--probably most famous for writing "Good Night Moon "and "The Runaway Bunny"--was also a prolific and bestselling Golden Books author. Her "Golden Egg Book," "Home for a Bunny," "The Color Kittens," and "The Sailor Dog "count among the most popular storybooks for children of the last 60 years.

Anne Mortimer is the author and illustrator of Bunny's Easter Egg and Pumpkin Cat. She has illustrated many other children's books, including Santa's Snow Cat by Sue Stainton, A Pussycat's Christmas by Margaret Wise Brown, and The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear. She lives in southwest England.