Mrs. Peachtree and the Eighth Avenue Cat

Illustrated by Ellen Beier

About The Book

In this heartwarming story set in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, a stray cat appears at Mrs. Peachtree’s Eighth Avenue Tea Shop and becomes attached to the owner. Mrs. Peachtree insists the scruffy feline is not hers, but when the cat goes missing and Mrs. Peachtree searches for him in a storm, she discovers that the Eighth Avenue cat knows exactly where he belongs.

About The Author

Photograph by Linda Torn

Erica Silverman is the author of several books including Big Pumpkin; When the Chickens Went on Strike, which was a Sydney Taylor Honor book; and Sholom's Treasure, which won the Sydney Taylor Award and was a runner-up for the National Jewish Book Award. Her books have received the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, the California Young Reader Medal, ABA Pick of the List, and the first book in her early-reader series Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa won the Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit her at EricaSilverman.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (November 8, 2011)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442443402
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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