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Whittington

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  • Posted October 10, 2011

    BEST BOOK EVER!!!

    Whittington is a great book by Alan Armstrong. It is about a cat, his name is Whittington, and he lost his home when he got threw out by his owners. Whittington ran away for almost 2 weeks, and he came back with chunks of his skin and chunks of his fur missing, because he was as his owners called him a "Bad Cat", because all he ever did was get in trouble, he always would fight, dig in the furniture, and tear out the trash. So the day he came back they thought that it wasn't Whittington, because he looked horrible, because of his battle wounds. So they threw him out, and he ran into a duck, named Lady. Lady was the "Boss" of a farm, if she told anyone to do anything, they would do it! So, Whittington asked her "How is your day going Ma'am" and Lady said "Great how is yours?" He said "Good, kind of, my owners threw me out and now I have no home." Lady said "Well, you are more than welcome to stay here with us we have many open spaces in the farm and a lot of animals to help you around the farm." So, Whittington stays there and meets a Tom Cat, his name is not said in the book but he is more like the manager or the Co-Boss of the farm, he is there when Lady isn't able to do anything, like if she's sick, he is really bossy when it comes to somebody not doing what they were told to do. But it turns out he had allot of stuff in common with the other farm animals. Alan Armstrong puts so much detail into his books, but Whittington is the best, it's my favorite book by Alan Armstrong.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2014

    THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!

    It is one of the best books i have ever read. Whoever is reading this review should read the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2012

    Yo

    My last name is whittington

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2012

    Horrible

    Thus book is horrible

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2008

    I like this book

    I really enjoyed this book because it was a great story & it also tells about Dick Whittington.I reccomend it to everyone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2008

    A cat with a new life

    I hated it. After 9 boring chapters I just closeditand never read it again. Again I say horrible.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2007

    Not that great

    This book was ok it didn't have too much going on and if it did it was really quick. I didn't enjoy this book as I did the rest of her other books. But keep up the good work on writing great stories.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2007

    Good, but a Newbery Honor?

    If you enjoy a light, cute story, then Whittington by Alan Armstrong is a book that you will want to check out. The story is interwoven between the legendary relationship of Dick Whittington and his cat and a present day young boy who struggles with reading. As he becomes more and more frustrated by his reading struggles, Whittington the cat both inspires him and distracts him from his problems by telling him of Dick Whittington¿s and his cat¿s adventures. This is an adorable, inspiring story, but is a bit predictable. I had a hard time accepting the fact that is was nominated for a Newbery Award. While this was a good book, I do not feel that it was worthy of the Newbery Honor. Nevertheless, if you need something quick and easy, Whittington may be the story you have been waiting for.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2006

    A Real Story Whithin a Story! (literally)

    Whittington is a story that takes you not only to the 21st century, but also the middle of the 12th century! A tale of a cat from the past and the present. Even though the stories are centuries away from each other, they will last a lifetime.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2006

    Great Book!

    This is a great read, especially for an animal lover! It also recieved an honor award for 2006. Way to go!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2013

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