Meow : cat stories from around the world /

Why are cats and mice enemies? Why do cats always land on their feet? Are cats as smart as they seem? Here's a story behind each of these feline traits. For centuries, people everywhere, from Tibet to Oman to Scotland to the United States, have been fascinated with cats and their intriguing per...

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Main Author: Yolen, Jane.
Other Authors: Wittwer, Hala (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: [New York] : HarperCollinsPublishers, c2005.
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505 0 |a The Mouse and the cat -- Nursery rhymes -- The King of the cats -- The cat and the fox (Aesop) -- Rambâe and Ambâe -- What people say about cats -- The pious cat -- Why tiger is angry at cat -- The cat and the hen (Aesop) -- Cat and Rat -- Why the cat falls on her feet -- Selected reading. 
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