Kim's Reviews > Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku

Won-Ton by Lee Wardlaw
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Apr 26, 12

bookshelves: children-s-literature, fiction, picture-book, poetry
Read in April, 2012

Won Ton (whose real name is undisclosed until the end of the book) is a delightfully snarky cat who starts out in an animal shelter, is discovered by a boy, and must train the boy in the art of caring for an Oriental prince. The story is told entirely in haiku, and Wardlaw's use of language is a treat. Pair this with Andrew Clements' Dogku for a great storytime during National Poetry Month or any other month of the year!
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