Title: The Abbot and I: As told by Josie the Cat
Author: Sarah Elizabeth Cowie
Illustrator: Sarah Selby
Publisher: Conciliar Press
What it’s about: An Abbot’s cat named Josie, who walks the reader through the daily life at their monastery.
What we love about it: The beautiful illustrations, the wonderful, thoughtful, and the extremely educational story. We also love that it’s told from the point of view of a very cute cat.
Activity: A Book and Tea Party
– World Market – Paint Your Own Tea Set
1. Read the story.
2. Paint your tea set following the directions included with the set.
3. Invite your friends or stuffed animals over for a tea and book party.
4. Read the story together and talk about the wonderful and interesting things that happen at a monastery.
Book 8 is on the shelf