Malagawatch Mice and the Cat Who Discovered America

Caroline Stellings

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ISBN: 9781897009352

Malagawatch Mice and the Cat Who Discovered America

  Author:   Caroline Stellings    
  Publisher:  Cape Breton University Press

The Malagawatch Mice are well settled in their believed church, now at the Nova Scotia Highland Village in Iona, Cape Breton. But they are not alone–Henry, a stray cat with a mysterious past has taken up residence in the church and the mice are convinced that life will never be the same.

Yet, there is something familiar about this cat and, determined that there must be some good in him, Grandpa sets out to prove to Henry that he is much more than a no-good stray.

A monument in Halfway Cove, on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore, acknowledges that Prince Henry Sinclair of the Orkney Islands made the first transatlantic crossing and landed there in 1398, almost a century before Columbus. The monument describes his landing in Chebabucto Bay, and the fact that he spent a year exploring Nova Scotia, with the help of the kind Mi’Kmaq people.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781897009352
Item CB0052
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published onJune 15 2009
Language eng
Pages 60
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 7.5(in)
Shipping weight190(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Caroline Stellings is an author and illustrator of children’s books from Waterdown, Ontario. She is a professional artist who loves to paint the many birds and animals that inhabit the wetland area near her studio. Her previous books include The Malagawatch Mice and the Church that Sailed (CBU Press), Skippers Save the Stone, a children’s book in English and Gaelic, also from CBU Press, and Skippers at Cape Spear (Breakwater Books).