“I, monk and scholar, share my room with my white cat, Pangur. By candle’s light, late into the night, we work, each at a special trade.” A retelling of a thousand-year-old Irish poem. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations were done in watercolor and ink.
The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán”Book Verdict
ISBN: 9781554987801 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Groundwood Trim Size: 10 1/2" x 8" Lexile: Level: AD660L Awards & Honors: The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee -Summer 2016, Picture Books
SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016
New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Picture Books
NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017
2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
2017 USBBY Outstanding International Book List, Grades 6–8
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