Comet's Nine Lives

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Puffin Books, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Comet the cat uses up eight of his nine lives trying to find the right place to live on Nantucket Island.

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Loved the graphics but it was a pretty cruel story. - Goodreads
The cover art pulled me in and I sat down to peruse. - Goodreads
Love the illustrations, but the story is kind of lame. - Goodreads
This book has very good illustrations on every page. - Goodreads
The illustrations for this book are beautiful. - Goodreads
BUT the illustrations are absolutely fantastic! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Lovely. I recall it being one of my favorite Brett because of the unfamiliarity of the story. And of course all the seashells, ropes, etc. in the illustrations were wonderful. Read full review

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This book has a unique twist because it is actually two stories in one. The text and bigger pictures are one story and the smaller pictures are another. I love how after you read this story and ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Bestselling children's book author and illustrator Jan Brett was born on December 1, 1949. She decided to be an illustrator when she was a child and is known for her detailed and carefully-researched work. Brett grew up in New England and attended the Boston Museum School. Her books have received much acclaim by publications including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Parents magazine, Redbook, and Publishers Weekly. In 2005 Brett earned the Boston Public Library's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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