Mrs. Katz and Tush (Paperback)

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Description


Larnel doesn't know his neighbor, Mrs. Katz, very well, until he asks her to adopt an abandoned kitten. Mrs. Katz agrees on one condition: that Larnel help her take care of the kitten she names Tush. When Larnel starts spending more and more time with Mrs. Katz to help with Tush, Mrs. Katz tells him stories about coming to America from Poland and about the good times she spent with her late husband. As Larnel grows to love Mrs. Katz, he also learns about the suffering and triumph black history shares with the Jewish heritage.

Patricia Pollaco has illustrated, as well as authored, countless picture books. She lives in Union City, Michigan.

About the Author


Patricia Polacco belongs to a family of storytellers, poets, farmers, teachers, and artists. They came from many parts of the world, but mainly Russia. She grew up to be an illustrator, a designer, and creator of many beloved children's books, including "The Keeping Quilt", "The Blessing Cup", "Fiona's Lace", "The Trees of the Dancing Goats", "Babushka's Doll", and "My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother". She lives in Union City, Michigan.

Praise For…


"Polacco's bright double-spread watercolor paintings are exuberant...an elemental picture of human family."
--Booklist.

An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440409366
ISBN-10: 0440409365
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 1994
Pages: 32
Language: English