Comet's Nine Lives

's nine lives  jan brett

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G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers August 1996

Like all cats, Comet knew he had been born with nine lives. But he'd never thought much about it until the day he lost life number one in a flower garden on Nantucket. He'd spent lazy days wandering all over the island, not calling any one place home. Now he knows it is time to settle down. But Comet's lives begin to disappear all too quickly, as he gets into one humorous predicament after another. Then comes the day of the big hurricane....

Beautiful island scenes--sandy beaches, hillside flower gardens, seaside trails, villages, and the sea itself are set within exquisite shell borders. Once again Jan Brett brings her originality and charm to a familiar setting as she inhabits her Nantucket with colorful canine residents, among them a shaggy sheepdog captain who travels through the story and into the borders looking for a friend to live with him and his lighthouse cat.---from the publisher

32 pages                                  978-0399229312                            Ages 4-8

Keywords:  cat, island, humor, fun, hurricane, dog, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old

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