The Cinder-Eyed Cats by Eric Rohmann, 1997 first edition.


Written and illustrated by Eric Rohmann. First edition, 1997. Crown Publishers, an imprint of Random House.

The Cinder-Eyed Cats is a beautifully illustrated, imaginative picture book. Rohmann creates a child's dreamscape of gorgeous imagination, in which a boy boards a flying sailboat that transports him to a tropical island where he encounters lush vegetation, fantastic ocean creatures, and a stunning group of playful tigers.

Eric Rohmann (1957 - ) is an American author and illustrator of children's books. He was awarded the prestigious Caldecott Medal in 2003 for his book My Friend Rabbit, and received a Caldecott Honor in 1995 for Time Flies. Rohmann's books often feature animals and have a whimsical, yet emotional depth that resonates with both children and adults. His collaboration with Candace Fleming, particularly on titles like Giant Squid and Bulldozer’s Big Day, has met with critical acclaim.
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Condition: Near fine/Very Good. The clear dust jacket has a small closed tear on the tail of the spine and on the back corner. There is a small scuff on the bottom edge of the front cover board. Pages are clean, undamaged, and complete.

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