Cat lovers of all ages, adults and children alike, will love this book. It is a tale about Ailsa, a true cat who belonged to artist Ruth MacLean. Ailsa was one of those originals who delight in the discovery of the world around them. Her tireless pursuit of the truth led her into unexpected tangles, whether learning to spin wool or unravelling it beneath the bed. Her many ploys became the inspiration behind this book. The loss of her tail did nothing to deter her. In fact, she became the mother of kittens, fathered by her very good friend, Whitey, who plays a charismatic supporting role in the unfolding tale.Artist Ruth MacLean has captured the essence of Ailsa's mischievous character with masterly and colourful paper cut-outs. Writer and book designer Catherine Wilson has matched Ruth's pictures with verses that are charming and witty, and in keeping with Ailsa's sense of fun. This is a quality book, it is original and beautiful, and will be enjoyed again and again.
Number of pages: 112
Dimensions: 180 x 148 mm
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