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My Cat, Coon Cat (paperback)

Softcover, 32 pages, Children’s, Ages 4-9

ISBN: 978-1-944762-13-1



About this Book:

When a young girl moves into a new home, she slowly wins the aff ection of a shy Maine coon cat, as he meets the girl's kitten, chases dragonflies, and explores the neighborhood. Beautiful illustrations by Jeannie Brett enhance the gentle rhyming verses by Sandy Ferguson Fuller to make this a delightful book for children, cat lovers, and anyone who has felt the warmth of making a new friend.

Want to learn to draw animals and nature from Jeannie Brett? Join our Open Book workshop on August 19. 

My Cat, Coon Cat

AUG 19: Drawing Animals and Nature with instructor Jeannie Brett

AUG 19: Drawing Animals and Nature with instructor Jeannie Brett

Nests, feathers, fur—bring your sketchbooks and draw the natural world around you. With an emphasis on observation and process, participants will practice drawing from reference. Artists will use photographs and observational techniques to break down complex flora and fauna into simple structures that anyone can draw. Instructor Jeannie Brett encourages participants to create without judgement.

Jeannie Brett, the illustrator of My Cat, Coon Cat (Islandport Press, $12.95) and fourteen other books, and the author/illustrator of Wild About Bears and Little Maine, attended the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Brett has lived in Maine for more than four decades and now spends several months in the wilds of Montana. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and pets and keeping an eye out for wildlife.

FMI: Open Book Workshop Series

Sandy Ferguson Fuller

About this Author

Sandy Ferguson Fuller has indulged her entire professional life in the fun world of children's books, originally inspired as a student of Maurice Sendak at Yale. Her work requires wearing many hats, including picture



About this Illustrator

Jeannie Brett is a children's book illustrator and author. The illustrator of My Cat, Coon Cat, she is the author and illustrator of Wild About Bears. She has illustrated four children's books f



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