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The white cat and the monk a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán" by Jo Ellen Bogart

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Cats,
  • Monks,
  • Truth

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesAdaptation of: Pangur bán (Poem)
StatementJo Ellen Bogart ; illustrations by Sydney Smith
ContributionsSmith, Sydney, 1980- illustrator
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27202043M
ISBN 101554987806, 1894987969
ISBN 109781554987801, 9781894987967
OCLC/WorldCa962747080, 908654862

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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 prideinpill.com White Cat and Author: Jo Ellen Bogart. The White Cat and the Monk has already received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Jo Ellen Bogart is an award-winning children’s author. She has been nominated for and won many different awards, including the Ruth Schwartz Award, the Mr. Christie’s . Apr 11,  · The White Cat and the Monk: A Lovely 9th-Century Ode to the Joy of Uncompetitive Purposefulness, Newly Illustrated A wonderful counterpoint to our culture of competitive self-comparison, reminding us that we can choose to amplify each other’s accomplishments because there is, after all, enough to go around. By Maria Popova. Sep 10,  · Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem "Pangur Bán" at prideinpill.com Read /5(53).

Art of the Picture Book. The White Cat and the Monk. by Jo Ellen Bogart illustration by Sydney Smith. In a retelling of an old tale, Bogart describes the relationship between the monk and his cat, each with their own form of work that fills their day. The unspoken but deeply felt connection between a man and his animal companion is shown. Dec 11,  · Last year Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson and illustrator Sydney Smith was named a Best Illustrated Children’s Book by The New York Times Book Review and one year later Sydney Smith is back on the list! The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart and Sydney Smith was just named a Best Illustrated Book by the New York Times!. Sydney’s “distinctive art falls partway . in a new and fun contemporary and modern prideinpill.com White Cat and the Monk is a cute little poem about a cat and monk, that live together in harmony. This book is great for all the cat lovers out there. It is a very simple story telling about how a cat, hunts, and catches his mouse. While the. Jun 09,  · The White Cat and the Monk: Based on the Old Irish poem Pangur Bán, a monk lives with his white cat, each pursuing his own craft: scholarship or hunting. This is a particularly inspirational and uplifting book. The illustrations reflect the contents, moving from darkness to light as the monk’s thoughts likewise become enlightened.

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 prideinpill.com White Cat and the . "Pangur Bán" is an Old Irish poem, written about the 9th century at or around Reichenau Abbey. It was written by an Irish monk, and is about his cat. Pangur Bán, 'White Pangur', is the cat's name, Pangur meaning 'a fuller'. Although the poem is anonymous, it bears similarities to the poetry of Sedulius Scottus, prompting speculation that Sedulius is the author. Readers follow the titular feline from a forest into the monastery, where he pads under vaulted ceilings to a row of closed doors. From within one, light leaks out, and a robed man with a long, white beard welcomes his friend: “I, monk and scholar, / share my room // with my white cat, Pangur. White Cat, the first book in the Curse Workers took me a little to get into but once I did, I found it an addictive story. Cassel is part of a Curse Worker family; each with a different ability to affect a person with one touch. His mother can affect emotions, and his brother Philip can manipulate a person’s body, and Barron can influence a /5.