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Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings
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About The Book
Fluffy, orange Alexander is the oldest, biggest, loudest, and strongest of all the Furby kittens. Everyone in his family thinks he’s so remarkable that they call him “Wonderful Alexander” and spoil him to pieces. But one morning, when Alexander bravely sets out to explore the world on his own, he finds himself stuck in a tree and unable to get down. It’s up to Jane, the youngest of the Catwings, to rescue him! Now if only Alexander could do something wonderful for her in return…
About The Illustrator
S. D. Schindler is the popular and versatile illustrator of many books for children, including Ursula K. Le Guin’s Catwings series; Skeleton Hiccups and Monster Mess!, both by Margery Cuyler; Big Pumpkin and the ALA Notable Children’s Book Don’t Fidget a Feather!, both by Erica Silverman; How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky; and Johnny Appleseed by Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benét. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His website is SDSchindlerBooks.com.
Why We Love It
“The beloved Catwings books are just as charming today as they were when they were first published over thirty-five years ago. Brimming with characteristic warmth and irrepressible spirit, Ursula K. Le Guin’s timeless prose makes for a captivating read at any age. An enduring favorite!”
—Feather F., Editor, on Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings
- Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 24, 2023)
- Length: 56 pages
- ISBN13: 9781665936651
- Ages: 5 - 9
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