The Cat Man of Aleppo

The Cat Man of Aleppo

Picture Book - 2020
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Alaa loves Aleppo, but when war comes his neighbors flee to safety, leaving their many pets behind. Alaa decides to stay -- he can make a difference by driving an ambulance, carrying the sick and wounded to safety. One day he hears hungry cats calling out to him on his way home. They are lonely and scared, just like him. He feeds and pets them to let them know they are loved. The next day more cats come, and then even more! There are too many for Alaa to take care of on his own. Alaa has a big heart, but he will need help from others if he wants to keep all of his new friends safe. (The true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, founder of animal sanctuary Ernesto's House in Aleppo.)
Publisher: New York : Putnam, G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]
Branch Call Number: PICTURE BOOK LAT
Characteristics: 38 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9781984813787


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