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Four Little Kittens (Little Little Golden Book)
A Little Little Golden book of kittens at play, mischief and rest.
Hardcover, 20 pages
Published March 29th 2001 by Golden books
(first published January 1st 1957)
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Four little kittens are born on some soft hay in the corner of a barn, and the mother cat wonders what kind of cats they’ll grow up to be. After they open their eyes and get bigger, Tuff, the biggest, goes off to be an Alley Cat like Uncle Tom. Luff decides to be a Ship’s Cat like Uncle Tar. Ruff wants to be a Farm Cat like Mother. But little Muff doesn’t like to chase rats on a farm, or run from stray dogs in the alley, or climb masts on a ship. So, where will she go? And what kind of cat will...more
I found this to be rather amusing because of the occupations that were open up to the four kittens. One of them was a ships cat (or a sailor), one was a farm cat (or a farmer), and one of them was an alley cat (or a beggar). Actually, the first option that was laid out to the four kittens was that of a beggar. Okay, I understand that this book is a children's book and it is using cats as an analogy of us growing up and taking a profession, but I found the analogy, particularly that of an alley...more
Kathleen N. Daly was born in London but spent her childhood on the island of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, and in France and Scotland. Ms. Daly has been a children's book editor in both England and America, and is the author of more than thirty books for children, many of them on plants and animals of the world. She now makes her home in New York City. (1977)More about Kathleen N. Daly...