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Cat Diaries

Secret Writings of the MEOW Society

Betsy Byars, Betsy Duffey, Laurie Myers; illustrations by Erik Brooks

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

At the annual gathering of the MEOW society, cats of all kinds convene to share their stories and those of their ancestors. Chico, the smallest cat in the world, recounts stopping a crime. The Pirate Cat tells of the fateful day when he discovered a treasure while hunting for mice. And Georgio shares his delectable—and sometimes surprising—recipes.

 

In this winning companion to Dog Diaries, animal lovers will be wooed by the charm, strength, and wit of these feline friends.

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CAT DIARIES
CHAPTER 1Full Moon, Empty StreetsIt was the third full moon of the year when cats around the world began to disappear. The alleys and streets were quiet. Trash cans stood untouched, lids strangely in place. Dogs sniffed the air anxiously while mice ran freely, unafraid of predators. Music drifted from apartment windows, unaccompanied by feline howls.The cat population had a meeting to attend. Large and small, old and young, cats headed to an old abandoned theater. When the room was filled, the eyes of the cats focused toward the front, wherea large gray cat with battle scars made
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  • Betsy Byars, Betsy Duffey, Laurie Myers; illustrations by Erik Brooks

  • Betsy Byars, a Newbery Medal winner, and her two daughters, Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers—both well-known authors of books for young readers—have together written several popular story collections. Betsy Byars lives in South Carolina, and her daughters live in Georgia.

    www.betsybyars.com; www.betsyduffey.com; www.lauriemyers.com

     

    In addition to Dog Diaries, Erik Brooks has illustrated Boo’s Dinosaur by Betsy Byars, and Monkey Business by Shirley Climo. He lives in the Methow Valley in north central Washington. www.erikbrooks.com

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Secret Writings of the MEOW Society

Betsy Byars, Betsy Duffey, Laurie Myers; illustrations by Erik Brooks

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