The White Cat and the Monk

by Jo Ellen Bogart
illustration by Sydney Smith

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In a retelling of an old tale, Bogart describes the relationship between the monk and his cat, each with their own form of work that fills their day. The unspoken but deeply felt connection between a man and his animal companion is shown through Smith’s watercolor and ink panels.

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The White Cat and the Monk © 2016 written by Jo Ellen Bogart, illustrations © 2016 by Sydney Smith. Reproduced with permission of Groundwood Books Limited.