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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

by Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel

The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel X
The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel
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    Oct 2018, 288 pages

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles is a stirring tale of inter-species friendship about a man and his cat on a road trip across Japan.

Out of 38 First Impression reviews, 27 readers gave The Travelling Cat Chronicles five stars, with another seven awarding it four stars, for a combined rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa begins as a simple story relating the devotion between a Japanese man, Satoru, and Nana, a stray cat he nurses back to health. Together the pair embark on a journey to see the countryside and to visit friends from Satoru's past. The wise and sassy Nana shares his thoughts about Satoru, his friends, and other animals throughout their travels. Along the way are life lessons to ponder, such as the importance of kindness, gentleness, loyalty to friends and love for family, which are evident in Satoru's well-lived life (Loretta F).

Our First Impression reviewers found the novel highlighted many important life lessons:
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  Cats in Japanese Culture

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