When a star of unusual brightness is seen in the East, Ptolemy, an old Siamese cat, decides to send three young felines to investigate! Abishag, Kezia, and Ira are accompanied by a fourth traveler - the rat Asmodeus - who only seeks to spoil important events. Facing dangerous adventures, will the companions ever discover the reason for this astronomical phenomenon?
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Penguin Putnam Inc. Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 0425263894 ISBN-13: 9780425263891 Availability: In Stock
The old Siamese Ptolemy was alongside his master when a star of unusual brightness was seen in the heavens, indicating an event of momentous significance, and leading to a great quest. Ptolemy must watch over his frail master, so he sends three young cats to journey in his place and to fulfill the prophecy: The three finding the one.
*Abishag, a sturdy reliable cat who has never shirked her duty. *Kezia, a beautiful young tabby, delicate and a bit vain, but of good heart. *And Ira, younger and bolder than the others, with a temper.
Accompanying them is a fourth travelerthe rat Asmodeus, who can hear of no glorious thing without wanting to spoil it. Together, the unlikely band will cover many miles and have many dangerous adventures. And finally they will arrive in a far land, where the star bends close to the earth over a humble stable…
Harold M. Konstantelos is the son of Greek immigrants, and proud of his heritage. He lives with his wife (and three cats).
Terri Jenkins-Brady lives with her husband (and three cats).
"The three cats at last find the Christ Child and give the only gift they have...To tell more would ruin the joy of a book that cleverly weaves the Christmas story with Life Lessons."Baptist Standard
"[A] sweet fable of three kittens sent out by an old Siamese cat named Ptolemy to investigate a str of unusual brightness."St. Anthony Messenger
"This inspiring book with charming illustrations chronicles the Christmas story through the eyes of three cats...a satisfying combination of miracles and history that will appeal to readers of various ages."Romnatic Times Book Reviews