Backstage Cat

by Harriet Ziefert , illustrated by Jenni Desmond

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A runaway kitty named Simon introduces kids to what it takes to put on a show and have a moment in the spotlight. It's a kid-pleasing peek at a fascinating world the draws both startdom-seekers and those who prefer to remain behind the scenes. With illustrations by a bright new star on the Blue Apple list, kids will discover that there's just as much interesting stuff behind the footlights - and up in the catwalks - as on the stage!

About The Author/Artist

Harriet Ziefert brings her theatrical flair to this tale of backstage adventures and feline shenanigans. Ms. Ziefert is the author of scores of acclaimed books that have provided children a window into an array of amazing venues and ventures. She lives in South Orange, New Jersey.

Jenni Desmond's expressive, elegant illustrations provide a pitch-perfect accompaniment to this theater-set story. The sketches for Backstage Cat began during a week-long visit to Blue Apple's offices and included a tour of the nearby Paper Mill Playhouse. Ms. Desmond lives in London, England.


Ages: 4-8


USA 17.99 | Canada 20.99

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