Cat, You Better Come Home

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Cat, You Better Come Home ➡ Cat, You Better Come Home Ebook ➧ Author Garrison Keillor – Polishdarling.co.uk A soulful fable adapted from Keillor s popular Cat Songs One cold winter s night, the elegant Puff decides to run away from home She goes to Europe, where she becomes fabulously rich as a TV cat food A soulful fable adapted Better Come Epub ß from Keillor s popular Cat Songs One cold winter s night, the elegant Puff decides to run away from home She goes to Europe, Cat, You PDF/EPUB or where she becomes fabulously rich as a TV cat food spokescat It s the high life for Puff, dripping in diamonds and mink, until the day she meets disaster You Better Come PDF/EPUB é Full color.

  • Hardcover
  • 40 pages
  • Cat, You Better Come Home
  • Garrison Keillor
  • English
  • 15 March 2017
  • 0670851124

About the Author: Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor born Gary Better Come Epub ß Edward Keillor on August , in Anoka, Minnesota is an American author, storyteller, humorist, columnist, musician, satirist, and radio personality He is known Cat, You PDF/EPUB or as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home CompanionKeillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota, the son of Grace Ruth n e Denham and John Philip Keillor, You Better Come PDF/EPUB é who was a carpenter and postal worker His father had English ancestry, partly by way of Canada Keillor s paternal grandfather was from Kingston, Ontario His maternal grandparents were Scottish immigrants, from Glasgow The family belonged to the Plymouth Brethren, a fundamentalist Christian denomination Keillor has since left He is six feet, three inches m tall Keillor is a member of the Democratic Farmer Labor Party In he told Christianity Today that he was attending the Episcopal church in Saint Paul, after previously attending a Lutheran church in New YorkKeillor graduated from Anoka High School in and from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor s degree in English in During college, he began his broadcasting career on the student operated radio station known today as Radio KKeillor has been married three timesGarrison Keillor started his professional radio career in November with Minnesota Educational Radio, now Minnesota Public Radio He hosted The Morning Program on weekdays from to am on KSJR FM at St John s University, which the station called A Prairie Home Entertainment The show s eclectic music was a major divergence from the station s usual classical fare During this time he also began submitting fiction to The New Yorker, where his first story, Local Family Keeps Son Happy, appeared on September , Keillor resigned from The Morning Program in February to protest a perceived attempt to interfere with his musical programming The show became A Prairie Home Companion when he returned in OctoberA Prairie Home Companion debuted as an old style variety show before a live audience on July , , featuring guest musicians and a cadre cast doing musical numbers and comic skits replete with elaborate live sound effects The show was punctuated by spoof commercial spots from fictitious sponsors such as Powdermilk Biscuits The show also contains parodic serial melodramas, such as The Adventures of Guy Noir, Private Eye and The Lives of the Cowboys Keillor voices Noir and other recurring characters, and also provides vocals for some of the show s musical numbersA Prairie Home Companion ran until , when Keillor decided to end it to focus on other projects In , he launched another live radio program from New York City, The American Radio Company of the Air which had almost the same format as A Prairie Home Companion s In , he moved ARC back to St Paul, and a year later changed the name back to A Prairie Home Companion it has remained a Saturday night fixture ever sinceKeillor has been called o ne of the most perceptive and witty commentators about Midwestern life by Randall Balmer in Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism He has written numerous magazine and newspaper articles andthan a dozen books for adults as well as children He has also written for Salon and authored an advice column at Salon under the name Mr Blue In Keillor published a collection of political essays, Homegrown Democrat A Few Plain Thoughts from the Heart of America, and in June he began a column called The Old Scout , which ran at Salon and in syndicated newspapers The column went on hiatus in April Keillor wrote the screenplay for the movie A Prairie Home Companion, directed by Robert Altman Keillor also appears in the movie.



10 thoughts on “Cat, You Better Come Home

  1. Rosalie Beyer-Krohn Rosalie Beyer-Krohn says:

    A charming tale of a snobby cat running off to live a life of luxury, eventually realizing that she didn t have it so bad back home after all.Level 4.2Genre Picture Book Large illustrations adorn every page, with smaller illustrations occasionally intermingled within the text Classroom uses There are a few different messages conveyed in the book, but you could focus on appreciating what you have This could be a great discussion to have right around Thanksgiving.However, I feel this book be A charming tale of a snobby cat running off to live a life of luxury, eventually realizing that she didn t have it so bad back home after all.Level 4.2Genre Picture Book Large illustrations adorn every page, with smaller illustrations occasionally intermingled within the text Classroom uses There are a few different messages conveyed in the book, but you could focus on appreciating what you have This could be a great discussion to have right around Thanksgiving.However, I feel this book best lends itself to teaching students about word choice and seekingprecise words to enhance your writing This would be a great time to teach them how to effectively use a thesaurus.Writing Mentor Traits Word choice As mentioned above, this book relies heavily on careful word choice The sophisticated vocabulary paints a clear picture of the luxury this cat pursues The narrative rhymes as well, requiring evencareful consideration of which words to use.Sentence fluency This book started out as a song, so naturally the words are intended to roll right off your tongue Beyond just rhyming, the sentence structure also creates a sense of rhythm within the story My favorite example is You re no queen, you re Puff you re you, and your fans can t love you like your true friends do

  2. Brittany Perry Brittany Perry says:

    It was a lovely book with a great message Although we know every child is special and unique as a society we have quit making life a contest In sports we let everyone on the team, in academics we keep scores secret, and this country shoulder s people who fail Failure is good, people have to sink low and then rise up, that s the American Dream to becomethan what you were This book so accurately shows this in a simple humorous way A cat leaves home and becomes a famous cat but when th It was a lovely book with a great message Although we know every child is special and unique as a society we have quit making life a contest In sports we let everyone on the team, in academics we keep scores secret, and this country shoulder s people who fail Failure is good, people have to sink low and then rise up, that s the American Dream to becomethan what you were This book so accurately shows this in a simple humorous way A cat leaves home and becomes a famous cat but when the extravagant life lands her as an undesirable gluttonous cat she comes back to the simple home she had Then she even says remember who you were and where you come from because one day you may need to find your way back It was an excellent book that toddlers and up will enjoy

  3. Brett Brett says:

    Sometimes famous grown up authors decide to write books for children, and sometimes for unknown reasons, I read those books.This book, I think, is fine It is short and sing song y I imagine kids would like it It tells the story of a cat who leaves home, becomes famous and indulges in lots of bad behavior, and then returns home for the simpler life It is a prodigal son type of story, a theme Keillor often uses in his work for mature audiences as well.Sometime after reading this, I also happen Sometimes famous grown up authors decide to write books for children, and sometimes for unknown reasons, I read those books.This book, I think, is fine It is short and sing song y I imagine kids would like it It tells the story of a cat who leaves home, becomes famous and indulges in lots of bad behavior, and then returns home for the simpler life It is a prodigal son type of story, a theme Keillor often uses in his work for mature audiences as well.Sometime after reading this, I also happened to hear Keillor doing an actual song version of it on his radio show, so that s out there somewhere as well I have a kid on the way, so I expect this book could get some use in the near future

  4. Gold Dust Gold Dust says:

    The book attempts to teach the lesson to be true to yourself, but at the same time it also teaches to not follow your dreams, to stay where you are in life and not aspire for anything greater It seems contradictory, because dreams are a part of who we are If we re following our dreams, we re being true to ourselves It s only if one pretends to be someone one s not in order to accomplish the dreams that it becomes being untrue to oneself The book also teaches that there aren t consequences fo The book attempts to teach the lesson to be true to yourself, but at the same time it also teaches to not follow your dreams, to stay where you are in life and not aspire for anything greater It seems contradictory, because dreams are a part of who we are If we re following our dreams, we re being true to ourselves It s only if one pretends to be someone one s not in order to accomplish the dreams that it becomes being untrue to oneself The book also teaches that there aren t consequences for disobedience and foolishness the cat disobeyed its owner, and the owner accepted it back without any scolding whatsoever It s like telling kids that if they re dissatisfied with their parents not letting them get their way and eat all the junk food they want, the kids should just run away from home trying to find someone better to take care of them The parents only make idle threats dogs in the dark Instead of punishing the child for running away, the parent will bribe the kids with rewards benefits When the kids come back to their parents, they can expect that their parents will shower them with love and that there won t be any consequences for running away and being ungrateful

  5. Elliott Aengus Elliott Aengus says:

    I think the book Cat You Better Come Home you can tell from the title the cat runs away from home because her owner disrespect her and does not give her the love she needs He does not give her the yummy food he and his ex gets everyday He does not even give her a bed o sleep on the only bed she gets the cold dirty floor So she runs away and a month later she hits to fame She is a super model and a very rich cat bu ten One year later all her fame goes down the drain She is going on to a b I think the book Cat You Better Come Home you can tell from the title the cat runs away from home because her owner disrespect her and does not give her the love she needs He does not give her the yummy food he and his ex gets everyday He does not even give her a bed o sleep on the only bed she gets the cold dirty floor So she runs away and a month later she hits to fame She is a super model and a very rich cat bu ten One year later all her fame goes down the drain She is going on to a big boat were she spent all her money n and for some reason her boat was not gonna last evan a second she gets on the boat with her dog friend and then her boat sinks with her Some how she servise and gets out o the water and runs back home in a rainy weather she is all cold and hungry she finds her home and scratches on her owners door he opens the door and gives her a huge wet hug Then a year later she is happy her owner is way nicer to her and they all lived happly

  6. Halena Lathe Halena Lathe says:

    Julie 5 stars mommy Mommy tell everyone what you thought about the book.Julie i like that she came home to a family who loved her no matter what happened in the past or while she was away from home.From Mom s perspective, the book was sweet and heartbreaking at the same time The cat goes through our cycles of trying to live a life of our own If or when the world gobbles us up and spits us out, our family is always there for us if we re lucky to have that kind of family It s a good lesso Julie 5 stars mommy Mommy tell everyone what you thought about the book.Julie i like that she came home to a family who loved her no matter what happened in the past or while she was away from home.From Mom s perspective, the book was sweet and heartbreaking at the same time The cat goes through our cycles of trying to live a life of our own If or when the world gobbles us up and spits us out, our family is always there for us if we re lucky to have that kind of family It s a good lesson to learn though a bit sad

  7. Sharon Huether Sharon Huether says:

    Puff the cat became disgruntled with her ordinary food She traveled to Europe for a finer way of life and different food Soon her rich lifestyle came to an end.She then traveled home her family was wl glad to see her.The beuatiful illustrations makes this book so special.

  8. Elsa Elsa says:

    Maybe not a good one to read when your own cat is missing.

  9. Allahna Gill Allahna Gill says:

    Love the cadence of this book It can be relatable for kids with pets

  10. Catherine Catherine says:

    Quirky, poem about a cat s quest for pleasure and the truth of the pleasures of home Cat lovers will this.

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10 thoughts on “Cat, You Better Come Home

  1. Rosalie Beyer-Krohn Rosalie Beyer-Krohn says:

    A charming tale of a snobby cat running off to live a life of luxury, eventually realizing that she didn t have it so bad back home after all.Level 4.2Genre Picture Book Large illustrations adorn every page, with smaller illustrations occasionally intermingled within the text Classroom uses There are a few different messages conveyed in the book, but you could focus on appreciating what you have This could be a great discussion to have right around Thanksgiving.However, I feel this book be A charming tale of a snobby cat running off to live a life of luxury, eventually realizing that she didn t have it so bad back home after all.Level 4.2Genre Picture Book Large illustrations adorn every page, with smaller illustrations occasionally intermingled within the text Classroom uses There are a few different messages conveyed in the book, but you could focus on appreciating what you have This could be a great discussion to have right around Thanksgiving.However, I feel this book best lends itself to teaching students about word choice and seekingprecise words to enhance your writing This would be a great time to teach them how to effectively use a thesaurus.Writing Mentor Traits Word choice As mentioned above, this book relies heavily on careful word choice The sophisticated vocabulary paints a clear picture of the luxury this cat pursues The narrative rhymes as well, requiring evencareful consideration of which words to use.Sentence fluency This book started out as a song, so naturally the words are intended to roll right off your tongue Beyond just rhyming, the sentence structure also creates a sense of rhythm within the story My favorite example is You re no queen, you re Puff you re you, and your fans can t love you like your true friends do


  2. Brittany Perry Brittany Perry says:

    It was a lovely book with a great message Although we know every child is special and unique as a society we have quit making life a contest In sports we let everyone on the team, in academics we keep scores secret, and this country shoulder s people who fail Failure is good, people have to sink low and then rise up, that s the American Dream to becomethan what you were This book so accurately shows this in a simple humorous way A cat leaves home and becomes a famous cat but when th It was a lovely book with a great message Although we know every child is special and unique as a society we have quit making life a contest In sports we let everyone on the team, in academics we keep scores secret, and this country shoulder s people who fail Failure is good, people have to sink low and then rise up, that s the American Dream to becomethan what you were This book so accurately shows this in a simple humorous way A cat leaves home and becomes a famous cat but when the extravagant life lands her as an undesirable gluttonous cat she comes back to the simple home she had Then she even says remember who you were and where you come from because one day you may need to find your way back It was an excellent book that toddlers and up will enjoy


  3. Brett Brett says:

    Sometimes famous grown up authors decide to write books for children, and sometimes for unknown reasons, I read those books.This book, I think, is fine It is short and sing song y I imagine kids would like it It tells the story of a cat who leaves home, becomes famous and indulges in lots of bad behavior, and then returns home for the simpler life It is a prodigal son type of story, a theme Keillor often uses in his work for mature audiences as well.Sometime after reading this, I also happen Sometimes famous grown up authors decide to write books for children, and sometimes for unknown reasons, I read those books.This book, I think, is fine It is short and sing song y I imagine kids would like it It tells the story of a cat who leaves home, becomes famous and indulges in lots of bad behavior, and then returns home for the simpler life It is a prodigal son type of story, a theme Keillor often uses in his work for mature audiences as well.Sometime after reading this, I also happened to hear Keillor doing an actual song version of it on his radio show, so that s out there somewhere as well I have a kid on the way, so I expect this book could get some use in the near future


  4. Gold Dust Gold Dust says:

    The book attempts to teach the lesson to be true to yourself, but at the same time it also teaches to not follow your dreams, to stay where you are in life and not aspire for anything greater It seems contradictory, because dreams are a part of who we are If we re following our dreams, we re being true to ourselves It s only if one pretends to be someone one s not in order to accomplish the dreams that it becomes being untrue to oneself The book also teaches that there aren t consequences fo The book attempts to teach the lesson to be true to yourself, but at the same time it also teaches to not follow your dreams, to stay where you are in life and not aspire for anything greater It seems contradictory, because dreams are a part of who we are If we re following our dreams, we re being true to ourselves It s only if one pretends to be someone one s not in order to accomplish the dreams that it becomes being untrue to oneself The book also teaches that there aren t consequences for disobedience and foolishness the cat disobeyed its owner, and the owner accepted it back without any scolding whatsoever It s like telling kids that if they re dissatisfied with their parents not letting them get their way and eat all the junk food they want, the kids should just run away from home trying to find someone better to take care of them The parents only make idle threats dogs in the dark Instead of punishing the child for running away, the parent will bribe the kids with rewards benefits When the kids come back to their parents, they can expect that their parents will shower them with love and that there won t be any consequences for running away and being ungrateful


  5. Elliott Aengus Elliott Aengus says:

    I think the book Cat You Better Come Home you can tell from the title the cat runs away from home because her owner disrespect her and does not give her the love she needs He does not give her the yummy food he and his ex gets everyday He does not even give her a bed o sleep on the only bed she gets the cold dirty floor So she runs away and a month later she hits to fame She is a super model and a very rich cat bu ten One year later all her fame goes down the drain She is going on to a b I think the book Cat You Better Come Home you can tell from the title the cat runs away from home because her owner disrespect her and does not give her the love she needs He does not give her the yummy food he and his ex gets everyday He does not even give her a bed o sleep on the only bed she gets the cold dirty floor So she runs away and a month later she hits to fame She is a super model and a very rich cat bu ten One year later all her fame goes down the drain She is going on to a big boat were she spent all her money n and for some reason her boat was not gonna last evan a second she gets on the boat with her dog friend and then her boat sinks with her Some how she servise and gets out o the water and runs back home in a rainy weather she is all cold and hungry she finds her home and scratches on her owners door he opens the door and gives her a huge wet hug Then a year later she is happy her owner is way nicer to her and they all lived happly


  6. Halena Lathe Halena Lathe says:

    Julie 5 stars mommy Mommy tell everyone what you thought about the book.Julie i like that she came home to a family who loved her no matter what happened in the past or while she was away from home.From Mom s perspective, the book was sweet and heartbreaking at the same time The cat goes through our cycles of trying to live a life of our own If or when the world gobbles us up and spits us out, our family is always there for us if we re lucky to have that kind of family It s a good lesso Julie 5 stars mommy Mommy tell everyone what you thought about the book.Julie i like that she came home to a family who loved her no matter what happened in the past or while she was away from home.From Mom s perspective, the book was sweet and heartbreaking at the same time The cat goes through our cycles of trying to live a life of our own If or when the world gobbles us up and spits us out, our family is always there for us if we re lucky to have that kind of family It s a good lesson to learn though a bit sad


  7. Sharon Huether Sharon Huether says:

    Puff the cat became disgruntled with her ordinary food She traveled to Europe for a finer way of life and different food Soon her rich lifestyle came to an end.She then traveled home her family was wl glad to see her.The beuatiful illustrations makes this book so special.


  8. Elsa Elsa says:

    Maybe not a good one to read when your own cat is missing.


  9. Allahna Gill Allahna Gill says:

    Love the cadence of this book It can be relatable for kids with pets


  10. Catherine Catherine says:

    Quirky, poem about a cat s quest for pleasure and the truth of the pleasures of home Cat lovers will this.


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