Miranda the Great [NOOK Book]

Overview

When barbarians invade Rome, Miranda the cat and her daughter Punka must find a safe place to hide from the chaos. They make their way through the burning city, collecting motherless kittens as they go. At last they reach the Colosseum--but even there, danger lurks!

How these fortunate felines survive to become the noble ancestors of the cats of modern Rome is all due to the...
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Miranda the Great

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Overview

When barbarians invade Rome, Miranda the cat and her daughter Punka must find a safe place to hide from the chaos. They make their way through the burning city, collecting motherless kittens as they go. At last they reach the Colosseum--but even there, danger lurks!

How these fortunate felines survive to become the noble ancestors of the cats of modern Rome is all due to the cleverness of the cat they come to call Miranda the Great, Queen of the Colosseum!
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Editorial Reviews

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"The author's rare ability to recognize details most appealing to children and weave them through her storytelling has never been more evident. Suspense and humor are here in abundance to delight grown-ups as well as children."—The Horn Book
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547542171
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/1/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 422,861
  • Age range: 8 - 10 Years
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

ELEANOR ESTES (1906-1988), a children's librarian for many years, launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941.

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Table of Contents

1 Miranda 1
2 Flight 8
3 Two Brave Cats 13
4 Rescuing the Kittens 21
5 The Lion 32
6 A Drop of Lion's Milk 39
7 Food for All 45
8 Zag and Miranda 53
9 Reunion 60
10 Miranda the Great, Queen of the Colosseum 76
Epilogue 89
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2013

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    Looks boring

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    Posted April 8, 2012

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    I liked this book because it was about a loving and devout mother, plus,the mother was a cat, which is my favorite animal!








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