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The Cinder-Eyed Cats

Written by Eric RohmannAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Eric Rohmann


· Dragonfly Books
· Trade Paperback · Ages 3-7 years
· November 13, 2001 · $6.99 · 978-0-440-41743-9 (0-440-41743-0)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

From the creator of the Caldecott Honor winner Time Flies, here’s a little boy’s journey to a tropical dream world. Magnificent oil paintings and rhyming text bring to life a mysterious island where cinder-eyed cats move like shadows, boats float above the ocean, whales fly across the dawn sky, and a parade of fish dances in the light of a campfire.

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"A beautiful book that readers will turn to again and again." — Booklist, Starred

"Rohmann’s bright-eyed cats are as mesmerizing as a vivid dream." — Publishers Weekly

"Rohmann’s magnificent oil paintings masterfully mix reality and fantasy." — Los Angeles Times

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Eric Rohmann’s first book for children, Time Flies, was named a Caldecott Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and a New York Times Book Review Best Children’s Book, and was a Colorado Children’s Book Award nominee.

Eric Rohmann is a painter, printmaker, and fine bookmaker. He holds degrees in fine arts from Arizona State University and Illinois State University.

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