Dewey the Library Cat: A True Story
Now everyone's favorite library cat can inspire a new audience of young readers with his story of courage and love. Like the hardcover, this paperback edition of the middle-grade adaptation of New York Times bestseller Dewey features an 8-page photo insert of the Dew! In the tradition of Marley:... show more
Now everyone's favorite library cat can inspire a new audience of young readers with his story of courage and love. Like the hardcover, this paperback edition of the middle-grade adaptation of New York Times bestseller Dewey features an 8-page photo insert of the Dew! In the tradition of Marley: A Dog Like No Other, this is the story of a cat who was more than a pet, and the amazing effect he had on the people around him. Abandoned in a library book drop slot in the dead of winter, this remarkable kitten miraculously endured the coldest night of the year. Dewey Readmore Books, as he became known, quickly embraced his home inside Spencer's public library, charming the struggling small town's library-goers, young and old. As word of Dewey's winning tail, or rather his tale, spread, the library cat gained worldwide fame as a symbol of hope and proof positive that one small cat could change a town, one reader at a time.
Publish date: April 12th 2011
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 224
Edition language: Vietnamese
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
Series: Dewey Readmore
As I read about Dewey, I thought about the cats that I have had over the years. Dewey playfulness, his curiosity and the way he seemed to read the emotions of others, sounded like some of my own furry friends that I have had. He had somehow landed in the perfect spot many years ago, finding his fore...
A quick and cute read. Librarians, cat lovers, and book readers will love this cute cat read. It's fast paced and sure to make you smile. Dewey was found in the book drop one very cold day in Iowa by the branch manager, Vicki. Quickly enough he becomes the library cat, known and loved by most patr...
This book tells the true story of the world's most famous cat. The story is lovely but really not that special. Dewey only became that famous because he was the only real piece of news in this small-town and in contrast to most other cats communicated very actively with people, especially unknown on...
I loved hearing about Dewey. That is, reading about him. I admit that I skipped quite a bit of the exposition, however. I think Vicki Myron is a good writer, but honestly I wasn't in the mood to hear a lot of background. I got enough of it to know how significant Dewey was to the library and to the ...