The Cheshire Cheese Cat

The Cheshire Cheese Cat

A Dickens of a Tale

By Carmen Agra Deedy; Randall Wright; Barry Moser (Illustrator)

Peachtree Publishers, Hardcover, 9781561455959, 228pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2011

Description
Skilley, an alley cat with an embarrassing secret, longs to escape his hard life and trade his damp alley for the warmth of the Cheshire Cheese Inn. When he learns that the innkeeper is looking for a new mouser, Skilley comes up with an audacious scheme to install himself in the famous tavern. Illustrations.


About the Author
Carmen Agra Deedy is a New York Times bestselling author and has been writing and traveling around the world telling stories for more than twenty years. Her books, including 14 Cows for America, The Library Dragon, The Yellow Star, and Martina the Beautiful Cockroach have received numerous awards and honors. Carmen has performed in many prestigious venues, but children are her favorite audience. Born in Havana, Cuba, she came to the United States as a refugee and like most immigrants sees the world from multiple perspectives.

Randall Wright loves tales by the fireside, mouth-watering feasts, and musty old books. The author of "A Hundred Days from Home", he currently lives with his wife and children in a small castle in the kingdom of Utah. To his regret, his castle has no moat or towers, or even stone walls, as they would tend to annoy his neighbors.

BARRY MOSER is the prize-winning illustrator of many beautiful books for children and adults, including Harcourt s Telling Time with Big Mama Cat and Sit, Truman!, both co-illustrated by his daughter Cara Moser and written by Dan Harper. He has won the American Book Award and earned accolades from the American Library Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Mr. Moser lives in western Massachusetts.