People have been
fascinated by cats for centuries. From the
ancient Egyptians, all the way down to today's
cat lovers throughout the world, cats have held
a special place in people's lives. Cats are
unique creatures. It shouldn't be surprising
that they have captured the imaginations of many
of the world's greatest authors and artists.
This book contains 242
illustrations selected from the world's best cat
art by 58 great artists, and explores stories,
poetry, essays and quotations on cats by 37 of
the most acclaimed and classic writers.
From Beatrix Potter to
Louisa May Alcott to Teddy Roosevelt, this
eclectic collection features writings about cats
by such great masters as Dickens, Kipling,
Chekhov, Poe, Lovecraft, Keats, Shelley, Yeats,
Whittier, Audubon, Muir, Thoreau, and Mark
Twain, accompanied by fine art museum pieces by
Renoir, da Vinci, van Gogh, Rousseau, Hiroshige,
Goya, Chagall, Gauguin, and Picasso.
Kitty Literature is
perfect for anyone who lives with one or more
cats. It will also make an excellent gift book.