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message 1: by Kim (new)

Kim | 3 comments A homeless cat gets lost in the woods or runs away and a homeless man with a beard adopts it. The illustrations were really wierd, most of the book takes place in the snowy woods.


message 2: by Tab (new)

Tab (tabbrown) | 4999 comments The Christmas Cat The Christmas Cat by Efner Tudor Holmes ? Here is a description from Kirkus:

First, a homeless cat seeks shelter in the forest. Next two little boys make Christmas cookies and light their creche in a small farmhouse at the edge of the forest. Back in the woods a bearded, long-haired man arrives by sled with food for all the wild animals (who have followed the sound of his bells) and, seeing the cat, (view spoiler)



How many years ago did you read this? Were the illustrations black and white, colorful, realistic, etc?


message 3: by Yvonne (last edited Aug 06, 2015 12:01PM) (new)

Yvonne Shackelton | 54 comments The Cats of Tiffany Street The Cats of Tiffany Street by Sarah Hayes ? It's about a bunch of cats who get taken away, but one in particular that stays with the cat-napper.


message 4: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39280 comments Mod
Kim, was either of those your book?


message 5: by Kim (new)

Kim | 3 comments No, sadly.


message 6: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39280 comments Mod
What was weird about the illustrations? What year did you read this, about?


message 7: by Kim (new)

Kim | 3 comments the illustrations were like charcoal drawing with a small amount of color, i read this somewhere between 2000-2006


message 8: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39280 comments Mod
Kim, are you still looking for this or did you find it?


message 9: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39280 comments Mod
Around when was the book published?

Clare Turlay Newberry has some books on cats and her illustrations are charcoal with a small amount of color, but I would not describe them as weird.

What makes your illustrations weird?


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