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The cat who came in off the roof

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A charming Dutch classic that withstands the test of time worldwide and will appeal to readers young and old--and dog and cat lovers alike

"A charming, refreshing, and funny treat." -- Kirkus Reviews, Starred

Shy reporter Mr. Tibble is close to losing his job because he only writes about cats. But when an act of kindness brings him into contact with the unusual Miss Minou, his luck suddenly begins to change.

Minou provides Tibble with juicy news. But it's who is giving her the gossip that's newsworthy. Minou claims that the tips come from her local feline friends, who are the eyes and ears of the neighborhood. Tibble is appreciative but can't help wondering: How could this be? And why is Minou so terrified of dogs and so skilled at climbing trees and rooftops?

It's almost as if she's a cat herself.


"Schmidt raises questions about what it is to be human, what it is to be a cat . . . and what it means to accept someone for who she is." -- Shelf Awareness, Starred

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Grouped Work ID 39115290-5a74-5d79-76cf-b7533d0f49af
Full title cat who came in off the roof
Author schmidt annie m g
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
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subject_facet Cats -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Reporters and reporting -- Juvenile fiction, Shapeshifting -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The cat who came in off the roof
title_full The Cat Who Came In Off the Roof, The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof, The cat who came in off the roof / Annie M.G. Schmidt ; translated from the Dutch by David Colmer, The cat who came in off the roof [sound recording] / Annie M.G. Schmidt ; translated from the Dutch by David Colmer
title_short The cat who came in off the roof
topic_facet Cats, Children's audiobooks, Classic Literature, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Reporters and reporting, Shapeshifting