Ethel the cat is old, fat, black, and white and she is very set in her ways, until the day she turns BLUE! This is a new favorite of mine. It explores friendship and accepting people (cats) for who they are. I love reading it for storytime too.
— Dori, at Books Inc. Palo Alto
Ethel is old, she is fat, she is black, and she is white. She is also a cat who is very set in her ways...until the day she turns blue BLUE ETHEL is an adorable story written and illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt, showing readers that being different can be a good thing. A Margaret Ferguson Book
About the Author
Jennifer Black Reinhardt grew up in the mountains of Pennsylvania and attended Carnegie Mellon University where she received a degree in illustration.She has illustrated several books for children, including Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs by Linda Sue Park, The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford by Suzanne Slade, and Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons by Alice B. McGinty. Trading the mountains for the prairie, Jennifer now lives in Iowa City, Iowa. She happily works in a comfortably messy studio in her home, where she lives with her family.