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- Publication Date: April 7, 2020
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 10 x 10
- ISBN: 9781419740824
- Page Count: 32
- Illustrations: Full color illustrations throughout
- Rights: World English
This witty picture book explores the loving bond between cats and their humans
Princess has four ladies. Some cats say that’s too many, but there’s no such thing! Taking care of all these ladies can be a lot of work, but Princess doesn’t mind. She knows how to keep them happy with grooming, cuddling, and all the treats they want. Princess has everything under control until, one day, a mysterious stray appears. There’s a little girl in Princess’s favorite napping spot, surrounded by her ladies! Princess is overwhelmed with jealousy, and she leaves the house in a huff. But when Princess runs into trouble, the stray comes to her rescue. Maybe the stray can fit in with Princess and her ladies after all. Of course, she’ll need proper training first!
". . . An entertaining spin on the crazy cat lady trope, and viewers are sure to fall in love with Princess and her motley crew."Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books —
"Bright and bold digital collage by Schaefer (Zoo Zen) infuses the illustrations with appealing texture and depth, adding whimsy to this story about change and belonging for feline lovers of all stripes."Publishers Weekly —
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About the author
Susi Schaefer trained as a glass painter in the medieval town of Rattenberg, Austria, before moving to Southern California to study graphic design. She’s the illustrator of Zoo Zen by Kristen Fischer. Cat Ladies is her author-illustrator debut. She lives in North Tustin, California, with her family. Find her online at susischaefer.com or on Twitter and Instagram at @susischaeferart.