Caleb and Kate

William Steig, 1907-2003

Book - 1977

When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion.

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Genres
Picture books
Published
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1977.
Language
English
Physical Description
[32] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
ISBN
0374310165
Main Author
William Steig, 1907-2003 (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Caleb the carpenter is changed by the witch Yedida into a dog and Kate the weaver, his wife, cares for the red-haired animal because it reminds her of her missing husband

Review by Publisher Summary 2

When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion.Caleb and Kate is a 1977 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year and a 1978 National Book Award Finalist for Children's Literature.