You don't have to like cats in order to love this Newbery Honor Book. When a kindly old man sets out to bring his wife a cat, he doesn't find any cats. . . until he comes to a hill with hundreds of cats. Thousands of cats. Millions and Billions and TRILLIONS of cats! And of course, how can he pick out just one? Once at home, however, the cats have a brutal battling to decide who gets to stay. Softcover.
Once upon a time there was an old man and an old woman who were very lonely. They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats! Unable to decide which one would be the best pet, he brought them all home. How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations. Winner of a Newbery Honor, this collector's editionfeaturing a heavy interior stock, spot gloss and embossing on the cover, and a thread-sewn bindingwill bring this beloved tale to a whole new generation of readers.
Wanda Gág (1893-1946) was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, the daughter of an artist and the eldest of seven children. In recognition of her rare artistry, she was the posthumous recipient of the 1958 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for Millions of Cats and the 1977 Kerlan Award for the body of her work.