Log Cabin Kitty
Juvenile - Texas History
8-1/2 x 8-1/2, 56 pp.
48 color illustrations.
Pub Date: 10/17/2012
Price:        $20.00


Published by Texas Christian University Press

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Log Cabin Kitty

Howdy, folks! Come join Miss Pepper, a feline resident of Fort Worth’s Log Cabin Village, as she meanders through this “village from a long time ago.” Illustrated with original artwork and photos of the village and cabins, Log Cabin Kitty provides a glimpse of life during pioneer days.
Did you know that pioneers often built secret stairways and ladders in their cabins to help them hide from unwanted intruders? As you follow Pepper through the village, you will learn about the dangers, challenges, and joys of pioneer life while exploring the homes of the families who once lived in these cabins. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for Cat Track Facts! These fun facts help young readers imagine what life was like for children growing up during the 1800s, and instructions for pioneer recipes and crafts help them experience pioneer life for themselves.
Journey with Log Cabin Kitty as she explores this exciting time in American history through a tour of the Log Cabin Village.


DONNA RUBIN, a fifth-generation Texan and former first-grade teacher, now resides in Michigan with her husband. Log Cabin Kitty, Rubin’s first book, is inspired by nineteen years of field trips to the Fort Worth’s Log Cabin Village with her students. Rubin dedicates this book to the pioneer spirit and to her loving family for their endless support.

SUSAN J. HALBOWER has a degree in art from Kenyon College, but she learned to watercolor making books for her three young nephews. She is the owner of a line of cards and stationery, bow wow CARDS. Halbower previously illustrated Smurglets Are Everywhere for TCU Press.



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