The Cat Who Went to Heaven
Publish date: November 30th 1990
Pages no: 72
Edition language: English
I remember that my mother bought me this book when I was little. I had forgotten that I read this story when I was young, but now, I can remember this book from my childhood. After watching her daughter become teary and upset over the many fairy tales and picture books with cats deemed as evil and ...
A struggling Japanese artist is dismayed one day when his housekeeper brings home a stray cat instead of dinner. He grudgingly allows the cat to stay and they name her Good Fortune. Soon enough the artist learns that he has received a prestigious commission to paint the Buddha’s death. The artis...
This story was a lovely little folk tale that reminded me of all the best of the Newbery books. A young man has been commissioned by the temple to paint a picture of Buddha as he blesses the animals. He slowly adds animals, telling the tale and the strength of each. Then the artist comes to the cat,...