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Dick Whittington and His Cat (Well Loved Tales)

Ladybird Series

Dick Whittington and His Cat (Well Loved Tales)

by Ladybird Series

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Random House Inc (T) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baby books,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7861895M
    ISBN 100721400825
    ISBN 109780721400822

      A funny rhyming story by Roald Dahl that takes a twist on the famous story in English folklore. Includes original illustrations by Quentin Blake. Find books like Dick Whittington And His Cat (Well Loved Tales) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Dick Whittingt.

    Dick Whittington had often been told that London’s streets were paved with gold. So he and his faithful headed for the city. Dick quickly got a job working as a pantry-boy to Lord and Lady Hellespont. Unfortunately Dick’s cat made daily messes on the floor, which enraged Lord Hellespont.   Directed by Alice Guy. With Vinnie Burns, Audrey Berry/10(1).

    Dick Whittington and his cat. [Marcia Brown] -- Retells the legend of the poor boy in medieval England who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and eventually becomes Lord Mayor of London. # Atheneum Books for Young Readers\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. The second is the cat's retelling of the story of his famous ancestor, Dick Whittington's cat. The story of Dick and his cat, based in reality but told in legends dating back to the early 17th century and recounted in several modern books listed in the Endnote, is a rags-to-riches tale of a poor boy led to fame and fortune by an unusual pet Author: Alan Armstrong.


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Dick Whittington was so poor and went through great tribulation in his young life. When his cat has to go, he has no idea that he will become set for life. He gives Cited by: 4. PreS-Gr. From Marcia Brown's Caldecott Honor Book, Dick Whittington and His Cat (), to Alan Armstrong's Newbery Honor Book Whittington (), the legend of an orphan whose pet cat brings him fortune (the British equivalent of a Horatio Alger parable) has been fodder for numerous retellings.

Seasoned folklorist Hodges, who passed away 5/5(1). A Moorish king with an abundance of rats ends up with Whittington's cat, and after the cat does a fine job for the King, Whittington receives a treasure. The story is based on a legend about a real person named Dick Whittington who was mayor of London in the early 's.5/5(1).

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.

Title: Dick Whittington and His Cat Author: Margaret Hodges Illustrator: Melisande Potter Genre: European folktale Theme(s): adventure, journey, and problems solving. Opening line/sentence: On a long-ago day, Dick Whittington sat on a stone by and English country road.

Brief Book Summary: This is a story about a homeless boy name Dick Whittington who moved to London/5. Dick Whittington and His Cat is a picture book written and illustrated by Marcia book is a retelling of the English folkltale of the same name.

The book was a recipient of a Caldecott Honor for its illustrations. ReferencesAuthor: Marcia Brown. Antique Children's Book Dick Whittington and His Cat Lothrop Tom Thumb.

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$ Free shipping. Dick Whittington and His Cat Seller Rating: % positive. Whittington is a dual storyline, a modern story of a homeless, tattered around the edges, smart cat named Whittington, in search of a place to live and the 14th century historical adventure of his name sake, Dick Whittington and his famous cat, whose name has been lost to history.

"Whittington is a person in history. He's in books"/5. dick whittington and his cat I N the reign of King Edward the Third there was a poor orphan boy, named Dick Whittington, living in a country village a long way from London. He was a sharp little lad, and the stories that he heard of London being paved with gold made him long to visit that city.

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Kindle Edition Dick Whittington. by punter-russell | Jan 1, Hardcover $ $ 9. The woman (as the cat was a good mouser) asked a deal of money for it, but on Whittington’s telling her he had but a penny in the world, and that he badly needed a cat, she let him have it.

This cat Whittington concealed in the attic room, for fear she should be beaten about by his enemy the cook, and she soon killed or frightened away the /10(80). Dick Whittington and his Cat. An English Story * A long time ago there was once a poor boy called Dick Whittington who had no mummy and daddy to look after him so he was often very hungry.

He lived in a little village in the country. He’d often heard stories about a far away place called London where everybody was rich and the streets were.

The captain jumped for joy; he remembered poor Whittington and his cat, and told the king he had a creature on board the ship that would despatch all these vermin immediately.

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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). Dick Whittington and His Cat Margaret Hodges, Author, Melisande Potter, Illustrator Holiday House $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Dick struggles to survive, barely living off scraps of food, until the wealthy merchant Mr.

Fitzwarren offers him a job. 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.

Download Dick Whittington and His Cat. The rags to riches story of Dick Whittington and his cat is not just a fairy tale: it is part of the folklore of London. Today there is a monument to his cat near the Whittington Stone pub at the foot of Highgate Hill where Dick sat down and heard the famous Bow Bells of East London ring out.Books similar to Dick Whittington and His Cat Dick Whittington and His Cat.

by Marcia Brown. avg. rating Ratings. The well-loved tale of the London waif whose cat's prowess as a ratter results in Dick's becoming a successful merchant and Lord Mayor of .Whittington and his Cat, or Harlequin Lord Mayor of London was the 26th Grand Comic Christmas Annual, written by E.

L. Blanchard for performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London in Pantomimes are a favourite Christmas entertainment in England, and in Victorian times were usually written in rhyming couplets.