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The Last Little Cat

3.95 of 5 stars 3.95  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The winner of the 1954 Newbery Award for The Wheel on the School, Meindert DeJong wrote this story originally published nearly four decades ago. The Last Little Cat is now back in print to delight both children and adults. The last little cat was born in a kennel, surrounded by dogs and dog cages and dog noises. The little cat was always half cold and half hungry - until t ...more
Paperback, 71 pages
Published January 28th 1997 by Whole Spirit Press (first published 1961)
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Cute little story. We all enjoyed it.
I read this book aloud to my children.

My children and I have soft spots in our hearts for animal stories, so we fell in love with this book! In particular, I love stories that feature unlikely friendships, such as the one between the cat and the dog in this book.

This is the second book by DeJong that we have read, with the first one being The Wheel on the School which was the winner of the 1954 Newbery Award. We enjoy this author!

The illustrations by McMullan are adorable!

MY RATING: 5 stars!! We
Jacque Eddy
A child's book that made me cry. Found out the author grew up and lived in Grand Rapids. Heart warming story. An easy read. Weather you are a child or all grown up it can be enjoyed.
really long story that would benefit from chapter breaks
cute friendship adventure sort of book
simple and sweet illustrations
it is abuot a little cat that can't find its mother for a long time it is not scared of dogs and in the end it finds a home.
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Meindert De Jong(4 March 1906 – 16 July 1991) was an award-winning author of children's books. He was born in the village of Wierum, of the province of Friesland, in the Netherlands.

De Jong immigrated to the United States with his family in 1914. He attended Dutch Calvinist secondary schools and Calvin College, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and entered the University of Chicago, but left without grad
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