Published March 2001
by Rebound by Sagebrush .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Papa Gatto, trusted adviser to the prince, learns that judgment can be clouded by appearances when he hires the lovely Sophia to care for his eight tiny kittens. When Papa Gatto realizes his mistake, his home is in shambles, his kittens are neglected, and a Brand: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated. Editorial Reviews. K-Gr 4-A lovely, lucid retelling of an Italian folktale. Papa Gatto is a clever cat who serves as an adviser to the prince. He allows himself to be misled by a pretty face when he engages an attractive young woman, Sophia, to care for his motherless kittens-she turns out to be a nasty piece of work/5(3). Papa Gatto by Ruth Sanderson, This beautiful picture book, set in a fairy-tale Italy, is based on several folk tales, as the author explains on the page with the publishing information. Among the tales that served as inspiration for this story is The Colony of Cats, which is from Andrew Lang’s The Crimson Fairy Book. Papa Gatto, trusted adviser to the prince, learns that judgment can be clouded by appearances when he hires the lovely Sophia to care for his eight tiny kittens. When Papa Gatto realizes his mistake, his home is in shambles, his kittens are neglected, and a priceless heirloom is in Sophia's hands.
Papa Gatto lived with his wife in a fine mansion with a beautiful garden. Together the}’ cared lor their home, and together they prepared the nursery they hoped to fill with children. And sure enough, soon after the last pillow had been nestled into the big basket, eight kittens were born. Buy a cheap copy of Papa Gatto book by Ruth Sanderson. Seeking someone to care for his motherless kittens, Sir Gatto, advisor to the Prince, hires a beautiful, but lazy girl, and then her plain, but loving stepsister. Free shipping over $/5(2). Papa Gatto An Italian Fairy Tale (Book): Sanderson, Ruth: Seeking someone to care for his motherless kittens, Sir Gatto, advisor to the Prince, hires a beautiful, but lazy girl, and then her plain, but loving stepsister. begins Papa Gatto, a richly illustrated Italian folktale. It is a heart-warming "Cinderella" style story, originally published in print in In a twist on traditional fairytale messages, the book ends on an empowering note for young listeners. Beatrice, the maligned step-daughter, explains that she can't marry a man she doesn't know.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Papa Gatto by Ruth Sanderson, , Little, Brown edition, in English - 1st ed. Papa Gatto ( edition) | Open Library. Cinderella meets Puss-in-Boots in a tale that takes place against the opulent backdrop of 16th-century Italy. Wealthy Papa Gatto, a cat, hires beautiful Sophia as a nanny for his motherless kittens, but she neglects them and steals a diamond necklace. Papa Gatto next hires Sophia's plain stepsister Beatrice with far better results. After ably sourcing her story, Sanderson (The Enchanted Wood Author: Ruth Sanderson. Papa Gatto: An Italian Folk Tale Hardcover – November 2, by Ruth Sanderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ruth Sanderson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). PAPA GATTO - ENGLISH - CHILDREN'S BOOK by RUTH SANDERSON. Topics ENGLISH, AWARD WINNING CHILDREN'S BOOK Collection ArvindGupta; JaiGyan Language English. ENGLISH, AWARD WINNING CHILDREN'S BOOK, AN ITALIAN FAIRY TALE Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier PapaGatto-English-ChildrensBook.