The Owl and the Pussycat (Paul Galdone Classics) (Hardcover)

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"A memorable version suitable for the youngest reader.” —Kirkus Reviews The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to seaIn a beautiful pea-green boat,They took some honey, and plenty of money,Wrapped up in a five-pound note.

So begins the unlikely love story of a cat and bird, who sail away together and are married on a remote island, their officiant a turkey, and their wedding ring a piece of jewelry from a pig's snout. The story of this silly couple has become an enduring classic, and is more charming than ever in this gift edition, now part of the Folk Tale Classics series.

About the Author

Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. He illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote. The winner of two Caldecott Honors, Mr. Galdone is fondly remembered for his lively style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780544392953
ISBN-10: 0544392957
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 5th, 2015
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Paul Galdone Classics

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