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Dick Whittington

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Published by Troll Associates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Whittington, Richard, d. 1423 -- Legends -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Whittington, Richard, d. 1423 -- Legends.,
    • Folklore -- England.

    • About the Edition

      Retells the tale of the poor boy who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and becomes Lord Mayor of London.

      Edition Notes

      Statementillustrated by Kathi Garry-McCord.
      GenreLegends, Juvenile literature., Legends.
      ContributionsGarry-McCord, Kathleen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.W59 Gar
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4113071M
      ISBN 10089375482X, 0893754838
      LC Control Number80028171

      Jul 26,  · Whittington has 1 reviews and 1 ratings. Reviewer headream wrote: This is a book about a cat telling a story of an adventurous boy named Dick Whittington. The cat meets a variety of animals when he settles in the barn, and he soon makes good friends with the rats too, all thanks to Lady. The cat introduces himse 5/5(1). Discover Dick Whittington’s Cat in London, England: A monument to the thrice mayor of London who according to lore made his fortune by selling his rat-chasing cat.

      TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Still lonely, Dick purchases a cat to comfort him and to kill the rodents in his bedroom. Little does anyone, particularly Dick Whittington, know that this cat will bring many more fortunes than anticipated! Margaret Hodges retells the optimistic story of Dick Whittington's .

      Young Dick Whittington leaves Gloucestershire for London, where 'the streets are paved with gold!' On his journey to success, he meets several colourful characters. S treet urchins try to scare him off from their patch, and a cocky Rat gives him more grief. But his luck changes when he buys a cat who makes his fortune in Africa. Join Dick Whittington on his quest to find fame and fortune in London, at Stratford East's annual must-see pantomime. Book Dick Whittington tickets here.


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(However, the historical Whittington appears to have been the son of a knight of Gloucester). The earliest known appearance of the legend is in This book was a Caldecott Honor book (i.e., a runner-up to the Medal winner) for best illustration in a book for rangelyautomuseum.com by: 4.

“Dick Whittington and his Cat” is a Caldecott Honor Book by Marcia Brown that is about how a poor boy named Dick Whittington has his life changed when he buys a cat to get rid of some troublesome mice.

“Dick Whittington and his Cat” is a charming book that children will love for many years/5(57). Dick Whittington and His Cat is a picture book written and illustrated by Marcia rangelyautomuseum.com book is a retelling of the English folkltale of the same name.

The book was a recipient of a Caldecott Honor for its rangelyautomuseum.com: Marcia Brown. The classic English folktale retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. When Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold, he can’t wait to seek his fortune.

Dec 26,  · If you enjoy a light, cute story, then Whittington by Alan Armstrong is a book that you will want to check out. The story is interwoven between the legendary relationship of Dick Whittington and his cat and a present day young boy who struggles with reading/5.

Dick Whittington And His Cat book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ladybird Tales Series. Published in1st. Edition/5.

Feb 01,  · The retelling of Dick Whittington's legend -- about a boy who finds fame and fortune due to his cat's knack for killing rats -- is thrilling -- and told from a feline point of view. Kids will also be fascinated by the well-researched period details, and it may send some scurrying for more information, especially about Marco Polo.4/4.

Dick Whittington was a very little boy when his father and mother died; so little, indeed, that he never knew them, nor the place where he was born.

He strolled about the country in ragged clothes, till he met with a wagoner who was going to London, and who allowed him to walk all the way by the side of his wagon without paying anything for his /10(73). Dick Whittington and His Cat (A Ladybird Easy Reading Book)(Well-Loved Tales Series, Vol.

D, No. Hamilton, Judy by Whittington, Dick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rangelyautomuseum.com Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Oct 31,  · The classic tale of Dick Whittington. This charming book tells the legendary story of Dick's poor beginnings and his rise to wealth thanks to a very clever cat. It also includes the true story of Richard Whittington, a merchant philanthropist, who was /5(6).

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Dick Whittington’s Cat and Puss-In-Boots are both folktales about marvelous, resourceful cats whose special skills helped their human comrades make good in the big, wide world. The cat Whittington is named after Dick Whittington, a boy who earned his way in life and became a wealthy merchant in the Middle Ages in Europe.

Near the end of the book, the animals take in. In the 19th century this became popular as a pantomime called Dick Whittington and His Cat, very loosely based on Richard Whittington. There are several versions of the traditional story, which tells how Dick, a boy from a poor Gloucestershire family, sets out for London to make his fortune, accompanied by, or later acquiring, his cat.

This novel for young people entwines two contemporary plot lines with a retelling of a classic fable - the story of Dick Whittington and his remarkable cat, as told. Dick Whittington and His Cat. Aladdin Paperbacks, - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages.

2 Reviews. Marcia Brown's Caldecott Honor Book telling of this famous English folktale about a penniless servant boy who reluctantly sends his cat to sea--and reaps the reward when the animal proves a hero in a foreign land. A distinguished and original /5(2). Hodges (Saint George and the Dragon) retells the age-old story of how a boy coming from nothing, makes something of himself in this true-to-life saga of the three-time Lord Mayor of London.

DICK WHITTINGTON. Weds 5 – Sat 8 February BOOK NOW. Join Dick and his cat Tommy as they set of for London’s streets paved with gold and seek to make their fortune and foil the dastardly King Rat! Expect toe tapping songs, laughs galore and loads of audience.It is a balm for Ben when, having toughed out the daily lesson, Whittington comes to tell, in tantalizing installments, the story handed down to him from his nameless forebearer, Dick Whittington's catthe legend of the lad born into poverty in rural England during .Dick Whittington: A Story from England by Causley, Charles (Retold for This Edition By) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rangelyautomuseum.com