Celebrity Cat

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Frances Lincoln Children's, 2008 - Art museums - 40 pages
2 Reviews

It is Cats' Visiting Night at the Art Gallery, and from all over the town, cats have come to see the paintings. Most of all, they like looking at paintings with cats in them. But alas, there aren't many. Then the talented artist Felissima Cat steps in. Meredith Hooper's charming story features 6 gloriously funny reworkings of famous paintings, each shown alongside the original masterpiece. It provides an offbeat and entertaining introduction to the art of the world's greatest art museums, which will delight children, art devotees and cat-lovers alike.

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Review: Celebrity Cat: With Paintings from Art Galleries Around the World

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

A fun book taking paintings that most are familiar with from history and adding cats, as they should have been fro the beginning. But the real story is about the artist adding these cats to the paintings. Interesting! Read full review

Review: Celebrity Cat: With Paintings from Art Galleries Around the World

User Review  - Tracy Morton - Goodreads

A cute story about cats who visit a museum only to realize that cats are not represented often enough in great art. One cat decides to travel the world and recreate famous works of arts with the addition of cats to the paintings. Read full review

About the author (2008)

MEREDITH HOOPER was born in Australia. An Antarctic specialist, she has made several research trips to the continent. In 2000 she was awarded the Antarctica Medal by the US Congress. Her books for Frances Lincoln include The Pebble in my Pocket, which is the only children's book ever to be shortlisted for the Dingle History of Science Book Award.
BEE WILLEY, illustrator of Celebrity Cat has illustrated many books for children, including Dancing Jane, written by Andrew Matthews, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She lives in Ipswich, Suffolk.

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