Jenny Goes to Sea

byEsther AverillIllustratorEsther Averill

June 30, 2005|
Jenny Goes to Sea by Esther Averill
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In Jenny Goes to Sea, our heroine makes her passage on the good ship Sea Queen with her master, Captain Tinker, and her adopted brothers, tiger cat Edward, and black-and-white cat Checkers. Once on board, they meet the adventurous ship's cat, Jack Tar.

Leaving New York's harbor, the friends travel to Africa and Asia, and return through the Panama Canal. At each port they meet a colorful local cat who shows them around. Jenny and her pals have their fortunes told by an Abyssinian cat in Zanzibar; dance the sailor's hornpipe with Bobo the Burmese, another ship's cat who was left behind, in Singapore; and float with Siamese cat Dara in a sampan boat on a Bangkok river—a truly exotic adventure.

Ages 6 & up
Esther Averill (1902-1992) began her career as a storyteller drawing cartoons for her local newspaper. After graduating from Vassar College in 1923, she moved first to New York City and then to Paris, where she founded her own publishing company. The Domino Press introduced American readers to artists from all over the world, including...
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Title:Jenny Goes to SeaFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:140 pages, 8.8 X 6 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:140 pages, 8.8 X 6 X 0.6 inPublished:June 30, 2005Publisher:New York Review BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1590171551

ISBN - 13:9781590171554

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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