Whittington /

Whittington, a feline descendant of Dick Whittington's famous cat of English folklore, appears at a rundown barnyard plagued by rats and restores harmony while telling his ancestor's story.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Armstrong, Alan W., 1939-
Other Authors: Schindler, S. D. (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Random House, [2005]
Edition:lst ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Whittington meets the lady
  • The animals in the barn
  • Bernie and how he got the horses
  • Abby and Ben meet the horses
  • The lady tells the barn about Whittington
  • The animals tell Whittington about themselves
  • Havey and the cat's surprise
  • The last day for baths
  • The lady asks Whittington to tell his story
  • The man Whittington named himself after
  • Dick's dream
  • Dick goes to London
  • Dick arrives in London
  • The boy goes to work for Fitzwarren
  • Ben's first reading lesson in the barn
  • Blackie arrives
  • Dick meets his cat
  • Out with the owls
  • Spooker is sick
  • Ben's reading
  • To Africa on the Unicorn
  • The registered letter
  • Ben's school principal visits the Texaco
  • Reading recovery
  • Dick sees a beautiful girl in black
  • Two newcomers join the barn
  • Dick's cat returns
  • A hawk attacks the lady
  • Ben goes to reading recovery and meets Miss O'Brian
  • The cat's operation
  • Dick meets Will Price again
  • Willy the goat's surprise
  • Dick sees the girl in black again
  • Marker raids the barn
  • Dick decides on the dangerous voyage
  • Ben's decision
  • A token for Mary
  • Gent arrives
  • A rescue
  • Dick's cat is lost at sea
  • Mary
  • Ben's triumph
  • Life in the barn continues
  • The last warm afternoon of Autumn.