Lost and found cat : the true story of Kunkush's incredible journey / Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes ; illustrated by Sue Cornelison.

By: Kuntz, Doug [author.]Contributor(s): Shrodes, Amy [author.] | Cornelison, Sue [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781524715472; 1524715476; 9781524715489; 1524715484Subject(s): Cats -- Iraq -- Juvenile literature | Cats -- Greece -- Juvenile literature | Pet loss -- Greece -- Juvenile literature | Refugees -- Iraq -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Picture books for children.DDC classification: 636.80092/9 LOC classification: SF442.63.I72 | K86 2017Other classification: JNF003040 | JNF053240 | JNF019000 Awards: Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2018; MEOC. Middle East Book Awards. Picture Book. 2017.Summary: When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can't bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In one moment, he is gone. After an unsuccessful search, his family has to continue their journey, leaving brokenhearted. A few days later, aid workers in Greece find the lost cat. Knowing how much his family has sacrificed already, they are desperate to reunite them with the cat they love so much. A worldwide community comes together to spread the word on the Internet and in the news media, and after several months the impossible happens Kunkush s family is found, and they finally get their happy ending in their new home.
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When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can't bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In one moment, he is gone. After an unsuccessful search, his family has to continue their journey, leaving brokenhearted. A few days later, aid workers in Greece find the lost cat. Knowing how much his family has sacrificed already, they are desperate to reunite them with the cat they love so much. A worldwide community comes together to spread the word on the Internet and in the news media, and after several months the impossible happens Kunkush s family is found, and they finally get their happy ending in their new home.

Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2018; MEOC. Middle East Book Awards. Picture Book. 2017.

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Amanda Driscoll is a graphic designer and has been an artist in one form or another her entire life. Like Duncan, she is passionate about reading and chocolate milk shakes. She lives outside of Louisville with her husband, two children, and two dogs, neither of which breathe fire. She is also the author of Wally Does Not Want a Haircut. Learn more about Amanda and her books at AmandaDriscoll.com.

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