Raj the Bookstore Tiger (Paperback)

By Kathleen T. Pelley, Paige Keiser (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, 9781580892315, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2012

List Price: 7.95*
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Being a bookstore tiger is hard work. There's much patrolling, and a lot of sitting in laps at story hour, and then there's sleeping in the window display. But Raj is up to the task. He is fierce and proud--until Snowball comes along. The new cat in the bookstore informs Raj that he's just a marmalade kitty-cat. Times get tough, then, for the bookstore tiger. But bookstore and Raj owner Felicity, with the help of poet William Blake, knows how to fix things. In turn, with a very special book, Raj is able to fix things with Snowball.

Paige Keiser's quirky, intimate illustrations invite readers to curl up and share a story--with their own tigers or a friend.

About the Author

Kathleen T. Pelley is the author of MAGNUS MAXIMUS, A MARVELOUS MEASURER (Farrar Strauss and Giroux), and THE GIANT KING (Child Welfare League of America). Kathleen lives in Greenwood Village, Colorado.