According to myth, cats have nine lives, and Alexander Catt II (also known as Lexi) has spent his former lives with scientists of medicine throughout history. In these adventures, Lexi witnesses medical breakthroughs and discoveries, and learns the value of hard word and integrity. In Lexi and Hippocrates Find Trouble at the Olympics, Lexi lives Ancient Greece, where he meets Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine. With companions Theo and his hound dog Cerberus, Lexi and Hippocrates travel to Olympia for the ancient Olympic Games. Together, Lexi and Hippocrates uncover treachery and help preserve the Olympic ideal of fair play.
About the Author
In Lexi Catt's Meowmoirs-Tales of Heroic Scientists, the talented feline Lexi shares his adventures with heroes who have made discoveries in the fields of science and medicine, including those from ancient Egypt, one of the earliest civilizations to practice medicine.
Marian's full list of works can be found at megsbooks.com and Amazon.com.
Jodie Dias, BA, Art History, University of British Columbia, is a children's illustrator, painter, designer, and photographer. Her whimsical style brings life to Lexi Catt's Meowmoirs-Tales of Heroic Scientists. In the Lexi Series, Jodie's playful imagery is set in historically accurate settings.
She was production manager for the children's animated movie, Legend of the Candy Cane; partner and graphic designer with Keen Designs; and a commissioned portrait artist.
Wendy Weston, BFA, University of Victoria, is a visual artist, designer, wood-block print-maker, watercolour painter, and professional photographer with superb production and finishing techniques. Her works have been shown in many Vancouver-area galleries; she was a partner and designer with Keen Designs; she is a commissioned artist; and she currently works at Langara College.