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Won Ton and Chopstick: A Cat and Dog Tale Told in Haiku (Hardcover)

Won Ton and Chopstick: A Cat and Dog Tale Told in Haiku Cover Image
By Lee Wardlaw, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)
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Won Ton has a happy life with his Boy, until...

Ears perk. Fur prickles.
Belly low, I creep...peek...FREEZE
My eyes full of Doom.

A new puppy arrives, and nothing will be the same.
Told entirely in haiku and with plenty of catitude, the story of how Won Ton faces down the enemy is a fresh and funny twist on a familiar rivalry.

NCTE Notable Poetry List Book

About the Author

Lee Wardlaw has published nearly thirty award-winning books for young readers, including Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku and Red, White, and Boom! She lives in Santa Barbara, California, with her family. Eugene Yelchin is the illustrator of Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku and the author/illustrator of Breaking Stalin's Nose, which earned him a Newbery Honor in 2012. He is also the author/illustrator of Arcady's Goal. He lives with his family in Topanga, California.

Praise For…

Praise for Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku:

* "Will steal the hearts of readers young and old." —School Library Journal, starred review

* "[A] celebration of the child-pet bond." —Booklist, starred review

* "Perfect pussycat poetry." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Winner
Myra Cohn Livingston Poetry Award Winner
ALA Notable Children's Book
SLJ Best Book of the Year
Washington Post Best Book of the Year
LA Book Festival - Best Children's Book
San Francisco Book Festival - Best Children's Book
NCTE/CLA Notable Children's Book
15 State Master Lists
Product Details
ISBN: 9780805099874
ISBN-10: 0805099875
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: March 17th, 2015
Pages: 40
Language: English

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