Rupert Can Dance by Jules Feiffer, 2014 first edition.


Written and illustrated by Jules Feiffer. First edition, 2014. Michael di Capua Books, Farrar Straus Giroux.

Jules Feiffer, famed Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated cartoonist, writer, playwright, and Academy Award-winning screenwriter, has also written and illustrated wonderful children's books.

The Phantom Tollbooth
The Man In The Ceiling
A Barrel of Laughs, A Veil of Tears
The Daddy Mountain
Bark, George
I lost My Bear
By The Side of The Road

In Rupert Can Dance, Mandy, the dancer in Feiffer's Village Voice cartoons as a young girl, and her cat Rupert discover a shared passion. From the front flap:

"Mandy loved, loved, loved to dance.
She danced all day long, every minute she could.

What Mandy didn't know was that once she fell asleep,
Rupert, her cat, put on her dancing shoes and danced,
danced, danced till morning.

But one night Mandy woke up and caught Rupert in the act.
And this changed them both forever."
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Condition: Fine/Very Good. The dust jacket shows minor shelf wear along the top.

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