The Children’s Book Review | April 6, 2015
Won Ton and Chopstick: A Cat and Dog Tale Told in Haiku
By Lee Wardlaw; Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
Publisher’s Synopsis: 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.
Ages 4-8 | Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. | 2015 | ISBN-13: 978-0805099874
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About the Author
Lee Wardlaw is the author of 30 books for young readers, including Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku, recipient of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Children’s Poetry Award, the Myra Cohn Livingston Award for Poetry, and the Purina/Fancy Feast “Love Story” Award. She lives in Santa Barbara with her family and her dog-disdaining cat, Papaya.
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This book is adorable, hope I win it!
Congratulations to our lucky winner, Venus D.! Your Won Ton prize pack will be on its way soon. Enjoy!