Gracie, The Lighthouse Cat

Gracie, The Lighthouse Cat One stormy night Grace Darling, the lighthouse keeper s daughter, spots a ship in trouble on the rocks At the same time the lighthouse cat Gracie spots that a kitten from her new litter has strayed Grace and Gracie both hurry to the rescue, braving the rain and storm Grace alerts her father and together they take out the lifeboat Gracie ventures into the dark night and howling wind looking and listening everywhere for her kitten. New Read [ Gracie, The Lighthouse Cat ] author [ Ruth Brown ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – rarefishingbooks.co.uk This adorable picture book, not due out here in the United States until January of 2011, is inspired by the story of real life heroine Grace Darling, the daughter of the keeper of the Longstone Lighthouse located in the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland who, in September of 1838, aided her father in the rescue of nine shipwreck survivors, becoming a national celebrity in the process Apparently and I confess, I had not heard of Grace Darling before picking up this book she was This adorable picture book, not due out here in the United States until January of 2011, is inspired by the story of
Such a lovely book to mirror the true story of Grace Darling I liked the dual stories one in pictures, and the other in pictures and text Beautifully illustrated. I am frustrated with this book and this author If Brown had chosen the story to be one or the other , I might have given four or even five stars But, instead she chose to try and do both and for me, the book failed because of that choice.What do I mean At the start and end of the book, without illustrations and with just solid blocks of text that are then easy to just skim or even skip over Brown tells of a real life hero, Grace Darling who as a young woman was instrumental in saving pas I am frustrated with this book and this author If Brown had chosen the story to be one or the other , I might have given four or even five stars But, instead she chose to try and do both and for me, the book f
3.5 starsThe illustrations are what really bring this picture book an extra half star The are lovely The story itself is a simple one for very young children. I m scoring this book high for the gorgeous artwork The story is fine, but the artwork is spectacular. An unusual book as it contains two stories, one in the foreground and one in the background. A beautiful book introducing the story of Grace Darling in an interesting and appealing way for younger children. 4.5 Wow This is just the kind of children s book I like to find A story that actually makes you think andimportant, makes your son or daughter think Julia goes back and forth with a story that s based on real life events Sometimes she s very interested and something she could care less There doesn t seem to be any method to it so maybe it s just a mood thing Not sure yet whatever it is But this she was interested Interested enough that we re going to do somedigging into t 4.5 Wow This is just the kind of children s book I like to find A story that actual
2.5 stars, with a bump because of the art I grabbed this off the library shelf because I thought I recognized the illustrating style sure enough it was by Ruth Brown, who did The Christmas Day Kitten, one of my childhood favorites.This book israther short and slightly disappointing The art is realistic and the backgrounds quite detailed The story of a mother cat and her lost kitten is told in text and in the foreground, while the true life rescue of shipwrecked passengers off the coast t 2.5 stars, with a bump because of the art I grabbed this off the library shelf because I thought I recognized th

New Read [ Gracie, The Lighthouse Cat] author [ Ruth Brown ]For Kindle ePUB or eBook – rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Gracie, The Lighthouse Cat
  • Ruth Brown
  • English
  • 17 November 2018
  • 1842709712