The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán”

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The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán”

by Jo Ellen Bogart

Illustrations by Sydney Smith

First Release:

April 2016

ISBN: 9781554987801

“I, monk and scholar, share my room with my white cat, Pangur. By candle’s light, late into the night, we work, each at a special trade.” A retelling of a thousand-year-old Irish poem. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations were done in watercolor and ink.

  • ISBN: 9781554987801
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Groundwood
    Trim Size: 10 1/2" x 8"
    Lexile: Level: AD660L
    Awards & Honors: The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
    ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee -Summer 2016, Picture Books
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016
    New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Picture Books
    NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017
    2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
    Genre: Fic
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