The Cat Who Went to Heaven
According to legend, the proud and haughty cat was denied the Buddha's blessing for refusing to accept his teachings and pay him homage. So when the artist, moved by compassion for his pet, includes the cat in his painting, the priest rejects the work and decrees that it must be destroyed. It seems the artist's life is ruined as well -- until he is rewarded for his act of love by a Buddhist miracle.
This timeless fable has been a classic since its first publication in 1930, and this beautifully reillustrated edition brings the magic and wonder of the tale to a new generation of readers.
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers |
- 72 pages |
- ISBN 9780027197105 |
- July 1967 |
- Grades 4 - 6 |
- Lexile 1000L