The Beckoning Cat

The Beckoning Cat Cover

The Beckoning Cat

Based on a Japanese Folktale

By Koko Nishizuka; Rosanne Litzinger (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Library Binding, 9780823420513, 1pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

In this story based on a Japanese folktale, an impoverished boy named Yohei shares his dinner with a cat that appears on his doorstep. When Yohei faces a crisis, the cat remembers his generosity and brings help.