Opera Cat (Library Binding)

By Tess Weaver, Andrea Wesson (Illustrator)

Clarion Books, 9780618096350, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 21, 2002



From a brand-new author-illustrator team comes a humorous, heartwarming story about a special relationship between a cat and her owner. Alma the cat lives with Madame SoSo, an opera diva. When Madame rehearses, Alma softly sings along. Madame doesn’t know Alma’s secretin fact, she doesn’t pay Alma much attention at all. But on the night of the big performance, Madame comes down with laryngitis . . . and at last Alma is given a chance to prove she is no ordinary animal. Accompanied by vivid, detail-filled illustrations, this story will resonate with anyonefeline or humanwho has ever longed for a moment in the spotlight.

Praise For Opera Cat

"The softly rendered watercolors admirably tell the tale. Alma, singing her little heart outis delightful. Children will be charmed." School Library Journal

"A gentle comedy with lots of life, deftly drawn through detailed settings. Boldalive with action for keen-eyed kids. Bravissima!" Kirkus Reviews