The Artist Who Loved Cats

June 10, 2019 Purringtonpost

The Artist Who Loved Cats: The Inspiring Tale of Theophile Alexandre Steinlen is a picture book biography of the artist who created the iconic Le Chat Noir cabaret posters.

Steinlen moved to Paris in 1881 to pursue his creative dreams, ultimately creating more than 700 journal illustrations, famous posters, sculptures, cartoon strips, and paintings. Many of Steinlen’s artworks feature cats, his favorite subject.

This story opens in modern-day France, when a little girl named Antoinette notices a little bronze cat in the window of her favorite antique store, and begs the shopkeeper Monsieur Arvieux and his clever cat Noir to tell her all about the artist.

More than just a biography, The Artist Who Loved Cats is a celebration of art, inspiration, and following your heart to create a life that you love. This book is pawsitively delightful! >^..^<

We’re so pleased to be able to offer 5 copies of The Artist Who Loved Cats for five lucky Purrington Post readers to WIN!

* Contest Details

This contest ended on June 25th, 2019 and was available to U.S. residents only. To enter you needed to submit a comment in our “Leave a Reply” section at the bottom of this page saying:

My cat’s name is [insert your cat’s name] and if he/she lived in Paris, they’d probably spend most of their time doing [insert your cat’s secret French passion]

The 5 winners were chosen by the author and illustrator from all the correctly submitted entries and contacted by email.

Author & Illustrator Bios

Author Susan Schaefer Bernardo and illustrator Courtenay Fletcher met in a Mommy and Me class 14 years ago when their kids were tots – now they are a dynamic duo committed to creating and publishing books to heal and inspire children through their company, Inner Flower Child Books! A trip to Paris and a serendipitous discovery inspired their latest book, The Artist Who Loved Cats: The Inspiring Tale of Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen.

Learn more about Susan and Courtenay here =>

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