The Cat's Baton Is Gone

By Scott Hennesy; Joe Lanzisero (Illustrator)
(Hyperion Books, Hardcover, 9781423145837, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 2013

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Leopold von Kittenkatt is the Meowstro of a famous orchestra of cats. But one day before a big concert, he realizes he has lost his baton He turns to Rico, a cat who plays the Mexican guitar--but Rico hasn't seen it. The Meowstro makes his way to taiko drummer Yoshi from Japan, Irish cat Erin, who plays the harp, and Fritz on the German tuba. He questions all the cool cats, but no one has seen the baton. Leopold is at a loss until an idea suddenly strikes him... Once the audience was seated,
And the orcatstra was ready,
He stepped up to the podium
Composed and calm and steady.
As he readied his mewsiciansMeowstro knew he would not fail.
He led a purrfect concert
By conducting with . . .
With lyrical, rhyming text, The Cat's Baton Is Gone features an adorable cast of international cats playing musical instruments from around the world. This entertaining picture book is purr-fect for cat and music lovers alike.

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