Miranda the Great

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 89 pages
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When barbarians invade ancient Rome and Miranda the cat is separated from her owners, she and her daughter lead a group of kittens to safety in the Coliseum. Illustrations.

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1 Miranda
2 Flight
3 Two Brave Cats
4 Rescuing the Kittens
5 The Lion
6 A Drop of Lions Milk
7 Food for All
8 Zag and Miranda
9 Reunion
10 Miranda the Great Queen of the Colosseum

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Eleanor Estes (1906-1988) grew up in West Haven, Connecticut, which she renamed Cranbury for her classic stories about the Moffat and Pye families. A children's librarian for many years, she launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her outstanding books about the Moffats- Rufus M. and The Middle Moffat -were awarded Newbery Honors, as was her short novel The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye.

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