Callie Cat, Ice Skater

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Albert Whitman and Company, Jan 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
17 Reviews
Day and night, Callie Cat ice skates on the pond in her backyard. She loves to ice skate, loves it more than chocolate cake, more than going to the mall--more than her friends can understand. That is, until the Honeybrook Ice Rink announces a contest, and everyone thinks it could be Callie's big chance! Now Callie practices day and night. She wants to win the big prize . . . doesn't she? Sometimes doing something you love is its own reward, as Eileen Spinelli's beautiful story demonstrates. Anne Kennedy's exuberant art shows a unique heroine in motion.

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User Review  - Sara Bland - Goodreads

Perseverance, self-esteem, and being grateful at its finest. Little Callie Cat and her friends find out that there is an ice skating contest at the local rink. Callie Cat practices for months and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

Such a wonderful book! Not only are the illustrations beguiling, the story itself is lovely and poetically written. "During the week, she skated by night, when moonlight flowed silvery across her ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Eileen Spinelli is the author of many books for young readers including Peace Week in Miss Fox's Class and Miss Fox's Class Goes Green. Eileen and her husband, author Jerry Spinelli, live in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Anne Kennedy has been illustrating children's books for twenty-eight years. Her books include When Posey Peeked at Christmas and Peace Week in Miss Fox's Class. Anne and her husband, Jack, live in Ohio.

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