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Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey (2017)



Author: Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes Illustrator: Sue Cornelison
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Number of pages: 32 pages

Description:
This heartwarming true story about one lost cats journey to be reunited with his refugee family gently introduces children to a difficult topic and shows how ordinary people can help with compassion and hope. When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they cant bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In one moment, he is gone. After an unsuccessful search, his family has to continue their journey, leaving brokenhearted. A few days later, aid workers in Greece find the lost cat. Knowing how much his family has sacrificed already, they are desperate to reunite them with the cat they love so much. A worldwide community comes together to spread the word on the Internet and in the news media, and after several months the impossible happensKunkushs family is found, and they finally get their happy ending in their new home. This remarkable true story is told by the real people involved, with the full cooperation of Kunkushs family.

ISBN 13: 978-1-5247-1547-2