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The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth

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Published by Aladdin .
Written in English


  • Animals - Cats,
  • Classics,
  • People & Places - Asia,
  • Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Asia,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRaoul Vitale (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11759106M
ISBN 101416949739
ISBN 109781416949732

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Free download or read online The Cat Who Went to Heaven pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Elizabeth Coatsworth. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 72 pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, childrens story are,/5. The Cat Who Went to Heaven was lyrical, elegant, and simply great in a quiet and sincere way. I recommend it to all readers of all ages without hesitation. I loved it totally. The ending struck me in the heart, eliciting a powerful response from me, and if If you feel like I do, you will gasp too. Enjoy!/5.   "The Cat Who Went to Heaven" is one of the most beautiful and touching works of literary and visual art ever created. Even when the author and title were lost to me, my memory of the story and illustrations was so strong. All I had to do was remember the little cat and the artist who loved him, and tears would by: 5. THE CAT WHO WENT TO HEAVEN ELIZABETH COATSWORTH WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL Once upon a time, far away in Japan, a poor young artist sat alone in his little house, waiting for his dinner. His housekeeper had gone to market, and he sat sighing to think of all the things he wished she would bring home.

Book Information. Title: The Cat Who Went To Heaven. Author: Coatsworth, Elizabeth. Isbn: A little cat comes to the home of a poor Japanese artist and, by humility and devotion, brings him good fortune. Hook Your Students. This classic book won the . THE CAT WHO WENT TO HEAVEN Answer Key Lesson 1 1. B 2. The cat is considered lucky due to the fact that it is a three-colored cat. 3. A 4. Dexterity means ease and skill in using the hands and other parts of the body. 5. The artist selling his last vase should be circled. 6. By making a painting for the temple the artist would become. A cat is his favorite potential pet so I would think he'd be interested in this story - maybe he just doesn't have a reliable ratio of speed to sleep:level of interest in a book. This book is the story of a Japanese artist befriended by a cat when he is at perhaps the most challenging point of his career. The resolution of this difficulty is the great surprise and the best part of this little book. It's hard to say who this book is for. As one who'd traveled widely in Asia, Coatsworth seems to grasp Buddhist culture, religion, and thought, and she ably describes them in The Cat Who Went to Heaven, but not necessarily in a way most kids will care.

  The Cat who went to Heaven would enrich a unit both Buddhism or ancient Japan for older readers and could be read aloud to younger or struggling readers. This novel is a lovely reminder that one never knows when or how Good Fortune might come their way. Coatsworth, E. (). The Cat who went to Heaven. New York, NY: Aladdin Paperbacks. So when the artist, moved by compassion for his pet, includes the cat in his painting, the priest rejects the work and decrees that it must be destroyed. It seems the artist’s life is ruined as well—until he is rewarded for his act of love by a Buddhist miracle. The Cat Who Went to Heaven - eBook/5(23). What are you looking for Book "The Cat Who Went To Heaven"? Click "Read Now PDF" / "Download", Get it for FREE, Register % Easily. You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications. SIGN UP NOW! The Cat Who Went To Heaven. A Newberry Medal Winner This timeless fable has been a classic since its first publication in , and this beautifully reillustrated edition brings the magic and wonder of the tale to a new generation of ancient Japan, a struggling artist is angered when his housekeeper brings home a tiny white cat he can barely afford to feed.