The Valentine Cat

The Valentine Cat

By Ann Whitehead Nagda; Stephanie Roth (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823421237, 119pp.

Publication Date: October 2008

After fourth grader Jenny learns she must give away her cat, Munchkin, Jenny's teacher says Munchkin can stay at the school. When the class has a pet party on Valentine's Day, Munchkin chases after other pets and refuses to wear his costume. Illustrations.

About the Author
Ann Whitehead Nagda is the author of math picture books about baby zoo animals, including "Panda Math "and "Cheetah Math", as well as several other books about wildlife. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Colm Toibin is the author of seven novels, including "The Blackwater Lightship;" "The Master", winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; "Brooklyn", winner of the Costa Book Award; and "The Testament of Mary", as well as two story collections. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Toibin lives in Dublin and New York.