Category: Littlest Angels
Author: Marilee Crow booksbymarilee.blogspot.com
Artist: KC Snider www.kcsniderart.com
Print ISBN: 9781616331764; 1616331763
eBook ISBN: 9781616331771; 1616331771
Jenny Bean's mother had a unique way of making sure Jenny used her manners. She would make Jenny pull her manners out of her pocket and pop them into her mouth. When Jenny did this at school, the teacher used it with all her students. Soon the kindergartners had the best manners in school.
Alleycat is an engrossing, delightful story about a cute cat who never stops believing in the possibility of a happier life. Though the beginning is sad, the ending will warm the hearts of children and adults alike. The story is told in simple prose and is accompained by lively, whimsical illustrations by award-winning Oregonian artist K.C. Snider. This is a must read for children who love cats. Alleycat also carries an important message that can be discussed with kids: the importance of following your dreams and the power of hope. This book will make a fine addition to any home, school or library shelf.
--Mayra Calvani; Suite 101