The Story of Diva and Flea

The Story of Diva and Flea

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In the bustling city of Paris, a small yet brave dog, Diva, and an adventurous cat named Flea become two unlikely friends.
Publisher: New York :, Hyperion Books for Children,, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781484722848
1484722841
Characteristics: 65 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: DiTerlizzi, Tony - Illustrator

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mvkramer Sep 07, 2016

A sweet little book. Reminds me of books I read as child by Esther Averill. Not much really happens, but a little dog learns to explore and a wandering cat gets a home. Beautifully illustrated.

Greg_library Jul 25, 2016

A pleasant story of unlikely friendship between a pampered dog and a homeless cat who discover the challenges and benefits of their respective lives. The story builds slowly, but has a nice feel-good narrative and a gentle humour. Mo Williams' writing is a lot more 'mature' and less zany than his previous picture book series, and Tony DiTerlizzi complements the gentle mood of the text with his realistic illustrations of the characters and the settings in Paris. A surprising change from the "Pigeon" and "Elephant and Piggie" series.

DPLjosie Jun 24, 2016

A charming story of a street-wise cat and a hesitant dog finding friendship and adventure on the avenues of Paris. This is an easier chapter book, and does not fall victim to the "easy=boring" trap. The illustrations are an amazingly perfect addition to the story.

LPL_JennyC Jun 10, 2016

The Story of Diva and Flea is the charming tale of two unlikely friends living in Paris. Diva, a small dog with a big floppy bow, keeps close watch on her building courtyard. Flea, a large stray cat, is a flâneur who explores the city and has adventures. Flea begins to visit Diva and tell her tales of his travels and soon she is ready to have some of her own! Inspired by a real cat and dog that author Mo Willems met and illustrated by the talented Tony DiTerlizzi.

Ann Langone Apr 12, 2016

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Flea and Diva's story of friendship, fears, discoveries and little-but-big triumphs is a terrific early chapter book for independent readers or a perfect read aloud for younger kids.

Chapel_Hill_KarinM Jan 04, 2016

Super sweet short novel about the friendship between a pampered dog living in Paris and an alley cat who broadens her horizons. Charming.

Paulas_NB_FC_Kidlit Nov 16, 2015

The story about a dog named Diva and a cat named Flea. Both from opposite sides of the city but who help one another appreciate each others world.

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njrusnak thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 8

Greg_library Jul 25, 2016

Greg_library thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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Greg_library Jul 25, 2016

A small dog who has never left the grounds around her home and a well-traveled cat form a friendship and learn about each other's lives and how to overcome their respective fears.

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