In this delightfully imaginative
children’s book, by Renie B. Adams,
Professor Peach inspires her
students to envision a breed of
hybrid creatures that are part plant
and part animal. Readers of all ages
will love these children and the
oddball “Plantanimals” they create.
Who is Catato?
Who is Renie?
Renie Breskin Adams is a professor of art, retired from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Her works in fiber arts have been exhibited internationally, and her narrative embroideries are in major public collections, including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
In recent years, Renie has become addicted to making art on her computer. All of the poems and illustrations in Catato and Friends were created there. This is her first children’s book.
Printed in the United States