READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks


  • Hardcover
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  • The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book
  • Kate Banks
  • English
  • 10 February 2020
  • 0374399689

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Kate Banks ½ 2 Read Download ß PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ½ Kate Banks The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Free download ↠ 102 He was born Soon he is forgotten He walks the streets aimlessly until spurred by memories and a longing to return to the place he knows and loves the cat embarks on a journey to find the home he was taken away fromIn lyrical prose and b. Very sweet beautifully illustrated and gives a good overlook of France

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Kate Banks ½ 2 Read Download ß PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ½ Kate Banks The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Free download ↠ 102 Reathtaking images Kate Banks and Georg Hallensleben take the reader on a journey across the Norman countryside past ancient ruins through bustling cities to the sparkling ports of the Mediterranean Sea and a place the cat can call home. LOVE the illustrations and the low key story

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Kate Banks ½ 2 Read Download ß PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ½ Kate Banks The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Free download ↠ 102 An unforgettable tour of FranceThe cat and the old woman have lived happily together for many years in the stone house by the sea But when the old woman dies the cat is packed up with her belongings and sent north to the village where s. An orphaned cat walks from Rouen just outside of Paris to Mont Blanc via the Loire Valley and then all the way to St Tropez to find his original home in this beautifully illustrated book Greg Hallensleben s rich captivating oil colors visible brush strokes dabs of color atmospheric haze and subject matter recall such great French Impressionists and Post Impressionists as Monet Van Gough Rousseau and GauginThe unnamed cat seen walking by a Monet inspired Notre Dame seems fated to join his gateaux miserables He prowled the street begging for scraps to eat and fleeing from stray dogs But then the Gallic spirit arises and he decides to head for the home he was taken from years ago The prose respects the intelligence of the young reader and the inner voice calling him to the sea is believableHowever this is of a picture book than an adventure tale Hallensleben shows the effects of light on scenery as the cat journeys towards the Mediterranean While Hallensleben s richly textured oils and vast horizons are impressive in their grandeur they don t distance the reader perhaps because we can identify with the cat and because of Hallensleben s warm and varied palette We see the cat on a bridge overlooking thundering trains resting on the lawns of a large shimmering chateau seeking refuge in the snowy French Alps and sipping water near what looks like a Roman bridgeThe paintings of the cat s single minded journey give the book a unity and emotional pull far beyond its relatively simple story The cat eventually finds a home and a friendly hand to pet him in a Matisse inspired home and a Cezanne inspired sea This is an excellent book especially for those who enjoy French landscapes and the painters who envisioned them


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    READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks We checked this book out from our library, but I loved it so much, I bought a copy. Apparently, it isn't in print any, because I could only find used library copies. That was a bit disappointing; however, the story itself is not. We are animal lovers here, and my kids were raised to be gentle and kind to our cats. As a result one of them loves to read about cats thus the reason we checked out this book.

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    Download ß PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ½ Kate Banks Kate Banks ½ 2 Read READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks An orphaned cat walks from Rouen (just outside of Paris) to Mont Blanc via the Loire Valley, and then all the way to St. Tropez to find his original home in this beautifully illustrated book. Greg Hallensleben's rich, captivating oil colors, visible brush strokes, dabs of color, atmospheric haze, and subject matter recall such great French Impressionists and Post Impressionists as Monet, Van Gough, Rousseau, and Gaugin.

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    READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks This is a beautiful story, beautifully told and illustrated, about a cat who is shipped away from home after his human companion dies. The cat then walks back to the home he misses. The story evokes yearning/longing for what used to be, and the ending, though happy for the cat and its new owners, carries a tinge of sadness. I admi

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    READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks Very sweet, beautifully illustrated and gives a good overlook of France.

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    READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks Kate Banks ½ 2 Read Read & download The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Just a great children's book and fun for adults to with all the country views of France. This is one lucky kitty cat;she has a tough journey at first. It amused me to see her abandoned at the beginning in Rouen. We went to see the c

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    READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks Great story and art

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    READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks Read & download The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Our grand daughter of 7, loved the book and reads it to her 2 year old brother.
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    READ The Cat Who Walked Across France: A Picture Book Author Kate Banks We love this book in school. Beautiful illustrations and it is short enough to be used for Talk for Writing

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