Published by: Ingrid King. Last Updated on: February 6, 2023 by Crystal Uys
The Cat With Twenty Toes is an illustrated children’s book featuring a polydactyl cat named Sookie. The author uses Sookie as a metaphor to celebrate the physical differences among all living creatures.
Colorful illustrations and a rhyming verse make this book a fun and lighthearted way to introduce the concept of diversity to young children.
Sookie is based on Tony Lovitt’s brother Brad’s cat and is dedicated to Brad’s memory. A portion of all proceeds for this book will go to the City of Hope cancer treatment and research facility in Los Angeles.
The Cat With Twenty Toes is available from Amazon.
Interior images provided by the author, used with permission
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About the author
Ingrid King is an award-winning author, former veterinary hospital manager, and veterinary journalist who is passionate about cats.