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Shanti is the central character in a colorful adventure that takes the Irish country cat from Dublin to London. Shanti is in search of her beloved brother Smudge who was taken by a sailor in Dublin. In London, Shanti teams up with the eccentric circus characters Ishkar and Dwizel as she finds success as a talented acrobat and becomes known as Shanti the Acrocat.
Shanti still misses Smudge and is determined to find him. Shanti uncovers a clue that leads to Paris. The search for Smudge continues in Paris as 'Ishkar's Magic Circus' gains fame and a mysterious French cat that resembles Smudge appears. Shanti and her friends seek Smudge in a fast-paced journey of some famous Paris landmarks. Ishkar's hidden past is revealed as are more clues that lead to Smudge. Families divided are reunited. Peace, loyalty and love prevail. Shanti is alone and scared but with determination and talent she overcomes obstacles. Shanti is brave and good-hearted and wins friends with her loyalty and humor.
Shanti the Acrocat contains references to easy French phrases, geography and diversity of cultures. A glossary is included to help children understand locale and more difficult words.