In Greenwich Village an orphaned black cat lives happily with her master, a sea captain. Still, the gentle Jenny Linsky would like nothing more than to join the local Cat Club, whose members include Madame Butterfly, an elegant Persian, the high-stepping Macaroni, and stately, plump Mr. President. But can she overcome her fears and prove that she, too, has a special gift? Join Jenny and her friends, including fearless Pickles the Fire Cat, on their spirited downtown adventures and discover why The Atlantic Monthly called Jenny " a personality ranking not far below such giants as Peter Rabbit."
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Esther Averill (1902-1992) began her career as a storyteller drawing cartoons for her local newspaper. After graduating from Vassar College in 1923, she moved first to New York City and then to Paris, where she founded her own publishing company. The Domino Press introduced American readers to artists from all over the world, including Feodor Rojankovsky, who later won a Caldecott Award. In 1941, Esther Averill returned to the United States and found a job in the New York Public Library while continuing her work as a publisher. She wrote her first book about the red-scarfed, mild-mannered cat Jenny Linsky in 1944, modeling its heroine on her own shy cat. Esther Averill would eventually write twelve more tales about Miss Linsky and her friends (including the I Can Read Book, The Fire Cat), each of which was eagerly awaited by children all over the United States (and their parents, too).
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Book Description Harpercollins. Book Condition: Fair. Acceptable condition. No Dust Jacket Former Library book. Bookseller Inventory # U14A-00589
Book Description Harpercollins. Library Binding. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2690440783
Book Description Harper & Row, New York, 1973. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. By Author (illustrator). First Edition. Yellow picture boards (same as DJ) ex-lib with pocket ffep & blacked out lib names inside; otherwise, No other markings in this illustrated young adult First Edition with 35 pages in Very Good Condition; DJ is clipped with protective mylar cover in Very Good Condition Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Lib. Bookseller Inventory # 002333
Book Description Harper & Row, Publishers. 1973., 1973. ISBN 06-020222-X. Hardback. Reading Copy Only. Ex-Library Copy with the usual faults, card pockets, ink stamps, etc. Tight sound copy with heavy wear in dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 125082
Book Description Harper & Row, Publishers, NY, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. Illustrated (illustrator). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-library hard-cover with light shelf wear. Price clipped dust jacket in new mylar but has a sunned spine & fore edge, no chips or tears. Library sticker on spine, library tape on front & rear paste down and library card pocket on REP. Spine cracked at pg 2/3 but no loose leaves, all pages tight and not going anywhere. A collection of favorite stories about Jenny Linsky. Bookseller Inventory # 37445