cover image Leo the Magnificat

Leo the Magnificat

Ann Matthews Martin. Scholastic Paperbacks, $5.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-439-13647-1

A charmer like its feline hero, this book is based on the life of an actual cat who wandered into the yard of a Louisville, Ky., church stayed for 12 years. Polished, softly focused art depicts the congenial Leo in believably endearing poses,"" said PW. Ages 5-8. (Mar.)