From Caldecott Medalist Nonny Hogrogian...
cat (who loves to sing) stomps on a thorn but, through a series of
chance encounters, is able to turn his luck around and acquire a
mandolin. A fateful trade of the thorn for a loaf of bread and the cat
is on his way. Among the characters he meets are a sly fox, a fair
maiden, and a shepherd who has lost his flock. By lending a helping
hand to all those in need, the cat ultimately finds his own happiness
too. As in life, getting to where you need to be is never a straight
THE CAT WHO LOVED TO SING is great for anyone, ages 6 to 96.