The Cat From Hunger Mountain by Ed YoungThe Cat From Hunger Mountain by Ed Young

The Cat From Hunger Mountain

byEd YoungIllustratorEd Young

Hardcover | November 15, 2016

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Caldecott Medalist Ed Young delivers a visually stunning, poignant story about humility, wastefulness, and appreciating what one has.

New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2016!

An Amazon Best Book of the Year!

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year!

"Young creates a stunning visual symphony with a surprising and unsettling emotional power."--New York Times Book Review

* "The well-paced fable is visually stunning . . . Young is at the height of his powers in this fable that offers a feast for the eyes, mind, and soul. A visual masterpiece."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Caldecott-winning author/illustrator Young has created another stunning and meaningful picture book to be enjoyed by all ages. This book is exquisite in text, tone, and illustration. A compelling fable that is crucial for humanity and will spark meaningful classroom conversations."--School Library Journal, starred review

* "Young weaves an elegant cautionary fable."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

In a place called Hunger Mountain there lives a lord who has everything imaginable yet never has enough. To satisfy his every desire, he hires builders to design the tallest pagoda; a world-famous tailor to make his clothing from silk and gold threads; and a renowned chef to cook him lavish meals with rice from the lord's own fields. What more could he possibly want?

Yet when drought plagues the land, Lord Cat is faced with his first taste of deep loss, he ventures down the mountain and what he discovers will change his life forever.

Rendered in exquisite mixed-media collage, Caldecott Medalist Ed Young's deceptively simple fable is a deeply affecting tale about appreciating the value of treasures that need not be chased.



Caldecott Medalist Ed Young (www.edyoungart.com) is the illustrator of over eighty books for children, seventeen of which he has also written. He finds inspiration for his work in the philosophy of Chinese painting. Born in Tientsin, China, Ed Young grew up in Shanghai and later moved to Hong Kong. As a young man, he came to the United...
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Title:The Cat From Hunger MountainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11.25 × 9.38 × 0.45 inPublished:November 15, 2016Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399172785

ISBN - 13:9780399172786

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A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2016!An Amazon Best Book of the Year!A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year!"Young creates a stunning visual symphony with a surprising and unsettling emotional power."--New York Times Book Review* "The well-paced fable is visually stunning . . . Young is at the height of his powers in this fable that offers a feast for the eyes, mind, and soul. A visual masterpiece."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "Caldecott-winning author/illustrator Young has created another stunning and meaningful picture book to be enjoyed by all ages. This book is exquisite in text, tone, and illustration. A compelling fable that is crucial for humanity and will spark meaningful classroom conversations."--School Library Journal, starred review* "Young weaves an elegant cautionary fable."--Publishers Weekly, starred review