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Captain Kidd’s Cat


Author(s):Robert Lawson
Illustrator(s):Robert Lawson
Publisher(s): Little, Brown and Company
Year Published: 1956
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Cats
Historical Fiction – Colonial
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 152
ISBN-10: 0316517356
ISBN-13: 9780316517355
LCCN: 84011197
OCLC: 904386110


Being the True and Dolorous Chronicle of Wm. Kidd, Gent. & Merchant of New York. Late Captain of the Adventure Galley. Of the Vicissitudes attending His Unfortunate Cruise in Eastern Waters, of His Incarceration in Newgate Prison, of His Unjust Trial and Execution. As Narrated by His Faithful Cat McDermot, who ought to know.

In this, his fourth biography written by the subject’s pet, following on the success of “Ben and Me,” and “I Discover Columbus” and “Mr. Revere and I,” illustrator Robert Lawson returns to his earlier pen-and-ink style for the illustrations.

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