Aye Aye, Captain Cat

h1 November 19th, 2013 by jules

“Captain Cat loved cats. There were more cats on board his ship, the Carlotta, than there were sailors in his crew — which was why his sailors called him Captain Cat.”
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“‘Hooray!’ cried the Queen of the island when she saw she had a visitor.”
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It’s a quick art stop today with two spreads here from Inga Moore’s Captain Cat, released last month from Candlewick.

I reviewed this one over at BookPage. That link is here.

Today, I just wanted to share a bit of art as a follow-up to the review. I enjoy Moore’s picture books.

Until Thursday …

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CAPTAIN CAT. Copyright © 2013 by Inga Moore. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books, London.

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3 comments to “Aye Aye, Captain Cat”

  1. This looks like one cat-obsessed Maxwell would enjoy. It’s not in our system yet, but I’ll keep an eye out for it.

  2. Cats and a plucky queen? Clearly that book needs to come to my house soon.

  3. These illustrations look stunning! 🙂 And they depict a very lovable, down-to-earth queen of the island 😀

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