Title Profile & Character Information

Whittington

Annotation
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.

Awards
2006  American Library Association Notable Books for Children

Characters
NameBernie
GenderMale

NameWhittington
GenderMale
TraitCat

NameAbby
GenderGirl
TraitOrphan

NameBen
GenderBoy
TraitOrphan

GenreFiction
Juvenile
Animal
TopicsAnimals
Grandfathers
Cats
Storytelling
Human-animal relationships
Human-animal communication