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The white cat and the monk : a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán"

Author: Jo Ellen Bogart; Sydney Smith
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Groundwood Book ; House of Anansi Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A monk leads a simple life. He studies his books late into the evening and searches for truth in their pages. His cat, Pangur, leads a simple life, too, chasing prey in the darkness. As night turns to dawn, Pangur leads his companion to the truth he has been seeking."--
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Fiction
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Bogart, Jo Ellen, 1945-, author.
White cat and the monk.:
Toronto ; Berkeley: Groundwood Book / House of Anansi Press, 2016.
(CaOONL)20159032938
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Ellen Bogart; Sydney Smith
ISBN: 9781554987801 1554987806
OCLC Number: 908654862
Notes: A retelling of the anonymous Irish poem Pangur Bán.
Description: 28 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: Jo Ellen Bogart ; illustrations by Sydney Smith.

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