Spider the Horrible Cat

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993 - Cats - 32 pages
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A mean cat with a terrible temper becomes a lovable hero. Spider chases dogs, upsets the neighbors, and won't let anyone pet him. No one likes Spider--no one except dear old Mrs. Broom. She takes care of him no matter how badly he behaves. Then one day something awful happens to Mrs. Broom and only Spider can help her. The question is, how? Full color.

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Nanette Newman's books include "Spider the Horrible Cat" and "Good Baby, Bad Baby," Georgie Birkett is the illustrator of "Selfish Sophie" and "Hoppy Birthday, Jo-Jo.

Michael Foreman was born in Pakefield, Suffolk on March 21, 1938. At the age of fifteen, Foreman began to study art. His first children's book was published while he was still a student. He earned his M. A. from the Royal College of Art and since then, has written and/or illustrated many children's books. After leaving art school Michael traveled all over the world making films and television commercials. He has also worked on magazines, book jackets, animated films, and TV ads. He even worked for the police, sketching criminals described by witnesses. Foreman has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice, the Smarties Book Prize, The Kurt Maschler Award, the Children's Book Award, the Bologna Book Prize and the Francis William's Illustration Award twice.

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