Foreword Reviews

The Artist Who Loved Cats

The Inspiring Tale of Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen

The Artist Who Loved Cats is a rhyming picture book biography of artist Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen, the creator of the iconic Le Chat Noir Cabaret posters created in 19th-century Paris. The book opens in modern-day France, when little Antoinette notices a bronze sculpture in the window of her favorite antique store and begs shopkeeper Monsieur Arvieux and his clever cat Noir to tell her about the artist. A celebration of art, inspiration and following your heart to create a life that you love.

Award(s)
2019 Parents' Choice Gold Award and 2019 SCBWI Spark Honor Winner
Book Website
http://www.innerflowerchildbooks.com
Contributor(s)
Susan S. Bernardo and Courtenay Fletcher (illustrator)
Publisher
Inner Flower Child Books
ISBN-13
978-0-9711228-8-8
Publication Date
Jun 6, 2019
Pages
32
Price
$17.95
Tags
#picturebooks
#biography
Our Review
Stroll along Rue Montcalm or enter a Parisian cabaret through this charming biography of Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen that celebrates the excitement of France in the late 1800s. The artist was known for his post-war lithographs and penchant for depicting felines, and replicas of his iconic... Read More