Captain is a very handsome cat who lives in a house by the river. He sleeps, he washes, he eats, and when he is not doing that he strolls down to the river in the moonlight, jumps into his rowing boat, rows to the house where his girlfriend lives, and sits holding paws with her under the stars.
Gorgeous pictures by an immensely talented new young artist illustrate a gentle, witty and surprising little text. Cat-lovers will find this irresistible.
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"The illustrations are gorgeous and this is a book that adults will fall for too." ( Children's Bookseller, 21 March 2003)
Floyd's finely observed paintings of Captain are given room to breathe in this large-format picture book for three-to-five year olds. While the first half of the book details a cat's daily ritual of washing, sleeping and eating, the night-time Captain is revealed to be a Romeo in a rowing boat.' (Dinah Hall Sunday Telegraph, 20 July 2003)
"Simple, romantic, magical - the invisible narrator shares her cat's lovely life." ( Guardian Children's Books Supplement, Autumn 2003)
"Why do cats purr? Here is a tale to gladden the heart and waken the imagination of every reader, both young and old¿children learning to read and parents narrating the book will enjoy the beautiful colour illustrations and entertaining story." ( Your Cat Magazine, September 2003)
"Madeleine Floyd, without question, is a cat lover and a loving cat observer. Every pose taken up by the black and white cat called Captain is a joy to behold¿Floyd shines a dreamily romantic light on the nocturnal trystings of the feline world¿The expertly executed artwork, excellent page design and restrained text combine to produce a book of seductive charm." ( Carousel, Autumn 2003)
A purrfect book for all cat-lovers
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Book Description Harcourt Children's Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0152049398
Book Description HMH Books for Young Readers, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0152049398
Book Description Harcourt Children's Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110152049398
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801520493931.0