The Quayside Cat
Down by the harbor the quayside cat, Jim, comes to talk with Old Tregarn about his days long ago at sea. Inspired by Old Tregarn’s tales, Jim longs for his own sea adventure. Before long the two cats have jumped aboard a ship, and so begins Jim’s daring adventure at sea . . .
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Andersen Press USA|
|Imprint||Andersen Press USA|
|Number of Pages||32|
“Forward writes smoothly, combining natural-sounding dialogue with evocative sensory details of life aboard a wooden sailing ship…. A good change of pace from the usual picture-book fare.” —Booklist Online
“Gorgeous illustrations combine with the poetic language of the narrative to create a winsome journey.” —Kirkus Reviews
Author: Toby Forward
Toby Forward lives in North Yorkshire, England. He is married to a teacher, and they have two daughters.
Illustrator: Ruth Brown
During the past 30 years, Ruth Brown has created some of the world's best loved children's books. She is married to artist Ken Brown, and they have two grown sons and two grandchildren.