The Cat That Purred

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The Cat That Purred

The cat that discovers the value of friendship
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40 pages
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    About the book

    The Cat that Purred is written in a charming rhyming style and features brightly-colored illustrations that tells the story of a cat that loved to purr and purr and purr all day. Season after season he was invited to play outside, but the cat always found a reason for not going. Finally, his friend, the bird found a way for the cat to play with the others in the park. The cat understands that his friends need him. So, he finally goes out and joins the others and they all have a wonderful time together.

    With good humor and deft touch, John Piantedosi gently prods young readers to explore the larger world—and to discover their own untapped abilities

    Tim McLaughlin
    Professor of Children’s Literature and English department chair Bunker Hill Community College

    As an illustrator myself, I believe you can judge a book by its cover. It is certainly true of the delightful paintings that fill the pages of this wonderful book

    Bro. Mickey McGrath, OSFS

    About the author

    John J. Piantedosi has served in the area of Religious Education for about twenty-five years both as a High School Teacher and Campus Minister as well as a Catechetical Leader. He holds a Masters of Education in Counseling from Boston State College and a Masters of Arts in Ministry from St. John’s Seminary. Presently, John is an Adjunct Professor of Behavioral Studies at Bunker Hill Community College in the Boston area.

    Ben Cioffi is a young aspiring artist currently obtaining a degree in education from Salem State University, Boston.

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