Won Ton

A Cat Tale Told in Haiku

By Lee Wardlaw; Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)
(Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805089950, 40pp.)

Publication Date: February 15, 2011

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Description

"Nice place they got here. "

"Bed. Bowl. Blankie. Just like home "

"Or so I've been told. "

"Visiting hours "

"Yawn. I pretend not to care. "

"Yet -- I sneak a peek. "

So begins this beguiling tale of a wary shelter cat and the boy who takes him home.

Sometimes funny, sometimes touching, this adoption story, told entirely in haiku, is unforgettable.




About the Author
Lee Wardlaw has published more than two dozen award-winning books for young readers, including "Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku "and "Red, White, and Boom!" She lives in Santa Barbara, California.

EUGENE YELCHIN studied art and theater design at the Leningrad Institute of Theater Arts. He lives in California.
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