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Dick Whittington and His Cat

Illustrated by Marcia Brown

About The Book

Dick Whittington and His Cat is Marcia Brown's tale of Dick Whittington, a character in a British folklore, very loosely based on Richard Whittington.

The well-loved tale of the London waif whose cat's prowess as a ratter results in Dick's becoming a successful merchant and Lord Mayor of London.

About The Author

Marcia Brown (1918–2015), one of the most honored illustrators in children’s literature, was a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Children’s Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award) for the body of her work. She lived in Laguna Hills, California.

About The Illustrator

Marcia Brown (1918–2015), one of the most honored illustrators in children’s literature, was a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Children’s Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award) for the body of her work. She lived in Laguna Hills, California.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 30, 1988)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684189987
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Awards and Honors

  • Caldecott Honor Book
  • ALA Notable Children's Books

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