When school is out, Alisa spends each day with her sister, who works in a medical clinic. But Alisa feels alone and out of place. One day, she sees a new face -- a stray cat. After five days, they become friends and she names him Cinco. Together, they get involved in the activities at the medical clinic -- and make more friends along the way. CINCO THE CLINIC CAT is a story about friendship, set in a medical clinic in Latin America with vivid watercolor illustrations that capture the spirit of the culture. Carol, the author, met this kitty while working at a medical clinic in Honduras. Their meeting inspired this story about a cat who needs a home and a little girl who wishes for a friend, in a special place where people work together to help others.
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Carol Brickell lives and works in Dallas, Texas. She loves to travel once a year to work in a school and clinic in Honduras. When visiting the school and clinic, she enjoys singing songs with children, reading stories, and giving eye tests. She is married, has two grown daughters, and has a cat named Linus that she adopted from a local pet orphanage.Review:
'Cinco the Clinic Cat' is a children's bilingual picturebook following the adventures of a cat who enters the clinic's world, the story is presented in both English and Spanish with a fun hand drawn art style from Jim Hastings and a unique story from Carol Brickell. 'Cinco the Clinic Cat' is another fine pick for bilingual picturebook collections.' —Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Brown Books Publishing Group, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bilingual. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1934812854
Book Description Brown Books Pub Group, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. bilingual edition. 56 pages. Spanish language. 9.25x11.25x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1934812854
Book Description Brown Books Publishing Group, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111934812854