Just in time for National Cat Day comes this wonderful blog post from KitLit here on WordPress. What a lovely story and amazing cat-human relationship the book describes. The illustrations are as adorable as this real-life event. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and want to make you purr. Thanks for this, KitLit!
Today is National Cat Day!In celebration of this day and the four-legged, furry creatures it honors, I would like to introduce you to a famous cat; one who changed a man’s life and possibly a few classical music fans as well. Here is Ketzel, a cat who actually composed music. Enjoy!
Written by Lesléa Newman
Illustrated by Amy June Bates
Candlewick Press 10/06/2015
32 pages Ages 5—8
Junior Library Guild Selection
“Moshe Cotel lives on a noisy street in a noisy city. But Moshe didn’t mind. EAs a composer, everything he heard was music to his ears. One day, while out for a walk, he heard something he’d never heard on the street before. It was a tiny kitten!
“Come, little Ketzel,” Moshe said. “I will take you home, and we will make beautiful music together.”
“And they did.”
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2 thoughts on “#765 – Ketzel, the Cat who Composed by Lesléa Newman & Amy June Bates”
Thank you for reblogging this wonderful story.
You’re most welcome. What an inspiring story and the illustrations are just delightful. Thanks for bringing the book to our attention.
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