Author Hathorn, Libby Subjects Cats - Juvenile fiction.; Loneliness - Juvenile fiction.; Inner cities - Juvenile fiction. Audience Juvenile; Primary Summary A young boy who lives in a hole in a wall in a big city makes a dangerous night trip to bring a stray cat cat back to his little cell for company.
Libby Hathorn was born Elizabeth Hathorn in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.. teacher-librarian, senior education officer, producer, and antique-spotter. Hathorn's title, Way Home, was the recipient of the Kate Greenaway medal and has been translated into several languages.
Description - Way Home by Libby Hathorn Dedicated to the largely unsung, mostly unseen workers for young people in need, this evocative picture book by Libby Hathorn will stir hearts everywhere. With stunning illustrations by Gregory Rogers, this is the story of Shane and a cat with no name as the wander the streets at night on their way home.
I was the one left behind. All the kids in the town, all of them followed the Pied Piper. They went dancing behind him up the mountain path. A huge rock face opened wide and in they went behind the Pied Piper. I hurried to join them. I hurried as best I could, leaning on the stout stick my father had made me. I was not fast enough. The rock face closed before I could get there.
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Libby Hathorn is an Australian writer who produces poetry, picture books, drama, novels, short stories, and nonfiction for children, young adults, and adults. Best known in the United States for her critically acclaimed novel Thunderwith, Hathorn has created works ranging from serious stories of troubled youth to lighthearted, fast-paced comedies.
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