The Cheshire Cheese Cat

A Dickens of a Tale

By Carmen Agra Deedy; Randall Wright; Katherine Kellgren (Read by)
(Listening Library, Compact Disc, 9780449010266, 4pp.)

Publication Date: January 10, 2012

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Description

Tired of dodging fishwives’ brooms and carriage wheels, alley cat Skilley yearns for the comfort of Ye olde Cheshire Cheese, a popular London inn. When he hears that the innkeeper is in need of a mouser, he hatches a scheme so audacious it will surely set him up for the rest of his nine lives. Once installed at the Cheese, Skilley looks forward to a life of ease. But a resident mouse named Pip uncovers Skilley’s scandalous secret, and the desperate cat is forced to make a pact with him. The two become allies, and harmony reigns until they are drawn into an intrigue involving a tyrannical cook, a strange visitor hidden in the attic, and an evil tomcat called Pinch. The ensuing mayhem threatens the peace of Ye olde Cheshire Cheese—and the entire British empire!




About the Author
Carmen Agra Deedy is a New York Times bestselling author and has been writing and traveling around the world telling stories for more than twenty years. Her books, including 14 Cows for America, The Library Dragon, The Yellow Star, and Martina the Beautiful Cockroach have received numerous awards and honors. Carmen has performed in many prestigious venues, but children are her favorite audience. Born in Havana, Cuba, she came to the United States as a refugee and like most immigrants sees the world from multiple perspectives.

Randall Wright is the author of several novels for young readers, including A Hundred Days from Home, The Silver Penny, and Hunchback, a 2004 VOYA Top Shelf Award winner. He lives in Utah.

Katherine Kellgren has recorded over two hundred audiobooks and is a multiple Audie Award winner, including two for Best Solo Narration Female. She has also won numerous "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and "Publishers Weekly" Listen-Up Awards. Katherine is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and lives in New York.
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