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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Caroline Mockford
Publisher: Barefoot Books (2007, Mar 14th).
Cleo the Cat's relationship with the new puppy Caspar has a rocky start, but by the end of the day the two of them are playmates and a friendship has begun. This new addition to the popular Cleo series encourages children to overcome initial worries about someone new, and to try to get along with others. The simple rhyming text promotes early reading, and Caroline Mockford's bold, striking colors and distinctive style have become a favorite with readers of all ages. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Stella Blackstone
Publisher: Barefoot Books; Brdbk Rei edition (2008, Mar 19th).
Cleo the Cat is a perfect picture book for the youngest audiences. Illustrator Caroline Mockford has included a simple, yet ingenious, array of clues about the "story behind the story" that run through each scene of the book. As they follow Cleo on her adventures through the garden and into her new home, young listeners will relish talking about what is happening in each illustration and learning the brief, rhyming text by heart. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: John Man
Format: Deckle Edge]
Publisher: William Morrow (2013, Feb 5th).
The first major pop history of the Japanese stealth assassins, John Man's Ninja is a meticulously researched, entertaining blend of mythology, anthropology, travelogue, and history of the legendary shadow warriors.Spies, assassins, saboteurs, and secret agents, Ninja have become the subject of countless legends that continue to enthrall us in modern movies, video games, and comics—and their arts are still practiced in our time by dedicated acolytes who study the ancient techniques.Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior, by British historian John Man, is as colorful and intriguing as the warriors it so vividly brings to life. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability