Red Cat, Blue Cat
By Jenni Desmond
(Blue Apple Books, Hardcover, 9781609052485, 40pp.)
Publication Date: September 25, 2012
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The accurately-named Red Cat and Blue Cat share a house and mutual antagonism. But each also secretly wishes that they could have some of the other's signature traits--Blue Cat is a smartypuss who's good at opening cans and the fridge; Red Cat can bounce across rooftops and zoom up the drapes. After two attempts to change to the other's color don't pan out, each instructs the other in the art of being the cat that they are not. And though Blue Cat and Red Cat try very hard to be a different sort of cat, the real change happens when they become friends. Until they spot Yellow Cat...who sings...really, really well...and the friends consider whether a new hue might be the way to go!
Jenni Desmond is a recent graduate of the prestigious Cambridge School of Art, where she earned a Masters in Children's Book Illustration. She describes her art style as "elegant and ridiculous" and has had exhibitions at London's Royal Academy of Arts and the Affordable Art Fair. Red Cat, Blue Cat is her first book.
www.JenniDesmond.com The author lives in London, England.