Illustrated by S. D. Schindler.
Wonderful Alexander, the kitten who is the biggest, stongest, and
loudest in his family, thinks he is destined for wonderful things. No
sooner has he set out to explore on his own than he is chased up a tree
and stuck there. His rescuer, Jane, a black kitten with wings, leads
him to her home, where Alexander meets the other Catwings.
Alexander soon learns how he can repay Jane, who has been so wonderful to him. He helps Jane confront her greatest fear.
Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (1929-2018) was an American author. She has written novels, poetry, children's books, essays, and short stories, most notably in the fantasy and science fiction genres.
Le Guin was first published in the 1960s. Her works explore philosophical, psychological and sociological themes. She has received several Hugo and Nebula awards, and was awarded the Gandalf Grand Master award in 1979 and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Grand Master Award in 2003.
Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, the daughter of the anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber and the writer Theodora Kroeber. Her father was granted the first Ph.D. in Anthropology in the United States in 1901 (Columbia University). She ... (more)