My Cat Isis by Catherine AustenMy Cat Isis by Catherine Austen

My Cat Isis

byCatherine AustenIllustratorVirginie Egger

Hardcover | March 1, 2011

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Striking collage illustrations bring to life a boy's comparisons of his beloved cat to Isis, goddess of Egyptian myth.

The goddess Isis was the revered daughter of the earth and sky. The cat Isis is a family pet who is just as special.

This dazzling work of paper- and photo-collage, painting and pen-and-ink illustration is both an homage to a beloved feline and a journey into the realm of Ancient Egyptian myth and the goddess Isis. Through a series of lighthearted comparisons between his cat and its goddess namesake, the boy narrator reveals both similarities and differences between the two worlds. An ideal book for pet lovers and lovers of ancient history alike!
Catherine finds inspiration in nature, family life, books, museums and physical exercise. She gets the best ideas while walking her dog, Charlie. One day she tried to write a story called ?The Two Cleos? about a cat named after Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt. Her cat, Isis, interrupted the story by lying on the keyboard --- and M...
Title:My Cat IsisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.66 × 9.84 × 0.14 inPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554534135

ISBN - 13:9781554534135

Appropriate for ages: 3