I Am Tama, Lucky Cat

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I Am Tama, Lucky Cat

A Japanese Legend

By Wendy Henrichs; Yoshiko Jaeggi (Illustrator)

Peachtree Publ, Hardcover, 9781561455898, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2011

A monk with little more than a few grains of rice to share welcomes a feline visitor into his humble home and place of worship. Little does he know that the hungry, shivering animal he names Tama would bring him both friendship and good fortune beyond his dreams. Illustrations.

About the Author
Wendy Henrich's love of animals expresses itself in the stories she writes for children. In researching elephants, she was struck by their deep family connections and emotional needs so closely resembling those of humans. Wendy lives in Iowa City, Iowa.