Cross-country Cat

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Mulberry Books, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
What kind of cat would go sliding off on skis, and who'd believe it anyway? When the family accidentally leaves Henry, their sassy Siamese, behind at the ski lodge, he takes matters into his own paws in this beguiling adventure.

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A fun story and adventure of Henry the cat that goes skiing into the woods. Illustrations set a calm, chilly tone and many woodland creatures are encountered. Would do well read with The Mitten by Jan ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Mary Calhoun was born on August 3, 1926 in Keokuk, Iowa. She received a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from the University of Iowa. She worked at the Omaha World Herald before marrying fellow journalist Frank Calhoun. Her first book, Making the Mississippi Shout, was published in 1957. She wrote more than 50 children's books during her lifetime including the Katie John series, Julie's Tree, Henry the Sailor Cat, and Cross-Country Cat. She died on October 27, 2015 at the age of 89.

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