Kitty Literature: An Illustrated Collection for Cat Lovers

Kitty Literature: An Illustrated Collection for Cat Lovers

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Overview

People have been fascinated by cats for centuries. From the ancient Egyptians, all the way down to today's cat lovers throughout the world, cats have held a special place in people's lives. Cats are unique creatures. It shouldn't be surprising that they have captured the imaginations of many of the world's greatest authors and artists.

This book contains 242 illustrations selected from the world's best cat art by 58 great artists, and explores stories, poetry, essays and quotations on cats by 37 of the most acclaimed and classic writers.

From Beatrix Potter to Louisa May Alcott to Teddy Roosevelt, this eclectic collection features writings about cats by such great masters as Dickens, Kipling, Chekhov, Poe, Lovecraft, Keats, Shelley, Yeats, Whittier, Audubon, Muir, Thoreau, and Mark Twain, accompanied by fine art museum pieces by Renoir, da Vinci, van Gogh, Rousseau, Hiroshige, Goya, Chagall, Gauguin, and Picasso.

Kitty Literature is perfect for anyone who lives with one or more cats. It will also make an excellent gift book.

(412 pages, 242 illustrations)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780965464611
Publisher: Fern Canyon Press
Publication date: 03/06/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 321
Sales rank: 1,001,221
File size: 27 MB
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About the Author

John Richard Stephens is the author/editor of numerous books, including The King of the Cats and Other Feline Fairy Tales, Mysterious Cat Stories, and The Enchanted Cat.

Before becoming an author, John gained experience in a wide variety of occupations ranging from work as a psychiatric counselor in two hospitals and three mental health facilities to being an intelligence officer and squadron commander in the U.S. Air Force.His books have been selections of the Preferred Choice Book Club, the Quality Paperback Book Club and the Book of the Month Club. His work has been published as far away as India and Singapore and has been translated into Japanese and Finnish. John also has the distinguished honor of being quoted around the world next to such luminaries as Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Lord Byron and Franz Kafka.

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