Cat Tales (Hardcover)

True Stories of Kindness and Companionship With Kitties

By Aline Alexander Newman, Mieshelle Nagelschneider (Foreword by)

National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426327346, 160pp.

Publication Date: April 11, 2017

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Library Binding (4/11/2017)

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We humans love our cats and these surprising true stories will prove our cats love us back! This collection of tales of playfulness, friendship, heroism, and inspiration is sure to touch the soul, tickle the funny bone, and inspire animal lovers everywhere to be the best kitty caretakers and companions they can be. There's Bambi, whose owners taught her to respond to commands in American Sign Language; Millie, who loves exploring the outdoors and goes rock climbing with her owner; Leo, a rescued lion who changed the life of one South African family forever, and more.

About the Author

ALINE ALEXANDER NEWMAN is a longtime contributor to National Geographic Kids magazine and a former teacher. She's a lifelong animal lover who has written more than 50 magazine stories about animals from dogs to cheetahs to dolphins. Her previous books for National Geographic include How to Speak Dog and How to Speak Cat, co-authored with Dr. Gary Weitzman; Ape Escapes! And More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly; one of Amazon's picks for Best Children's Books of 2013, Lucky Leopards! And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Rescues; Rascally Rabbits! And more True Stories of Animals Beahving Badly; and Animal Superstars! And More True Stories of Animals with Amazing Talents.

Praise For Cat Tales: True Stories of Kindness and Companionship With Kitties

"Like an internet kitty video in book form, this should have young cat fanciers lapping it up." -- Kirkus

"Cat Tales is sure to prove a popular lending library pick, and is especially recommended for personal browsing, or as a gift to cat-cherishing friends!" -- The Midwest Book Review

"Cat lovers will rejoice... VERDICT A fun addition for the animal lovers." -- School Library Journal