Maneki Neko - Tale of the Beckoning Cat
By Susan Lendroth. Illustrated by Kathryn Otoshi.
The cat with raised paw beckoning guests is a symbol of good luck and good fortune in many Asian countries. But the origins of this legend of the Maneki Neko are numerous. Here is another telling of the story that involves a samurai and a monk in the legend of this famous cat. Ages 4-6. Hardbound: 32 pp.