Catkin

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Candlewick Press, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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There once was a cat named Catkin who was so small he could sit on the palm of a child's hand. He was given to a farmer and his wife to keep watch over their baby girl, by a wise woman who had seen danger in the child's future. And when the merry, heedless Little People who live deep under the green hills steal the child away, only Catkin can rescue her--if he solves three cunning riddles.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Absolutely utterly enchanting. Mystical, magical, beautiful and poignant. I do like Candlewick Publishing's choices. Do note that this is not for toddlers; it's rather long and complex. I think the artist must have worked from life - the characters are so real. Read full review

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User Review  - JoeCottonwood - LibraryThing

I'm no expert on children's picture books, but this one just didn't work for me. Or for my grandson, who as a bona fide child and book-lover is by definition an expert, at least in what he likes and ... Read full review

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