Lost And Found Cat: The True Story Of Kunkush's Incredible Journey

ISBN-10: 1524715476
ISBN-13: 9781524715472
Author: Kuntz, Doug and Amy Shrodes
Illustrated by: Cornelison, Sue
Interest Level: K-3
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: January 2017

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 48


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Interest Level

Grades K-3

Reading Level

Lexile: AD810L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Emigration & Immigration

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Topics)

Description
The true story about one cat's journey to be reunited with his war-torn family has been seen by millions of people and is now a heartwarming picture book. 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. This remarkable true story is told by the real people involved, with the full cooperation of Kunkush's family.
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