It is a story of the Japanese legend of Maneki Neko, the beckoning cat. To this day, the cat with raised paw beckoning guests is a symbol of good luck and good fortune in many Asian countries. Susan Lendroth’s retelling of this well-known legend brings warmth to the two monastery companions, while award-winning illustrator Kathryn Otoshi brings them to life in the beautiful landscape of old Japan. The book is Free till Sep.28.
To download the book, visit Maneki Neko: The Tale of the Beckoning Cat on iTunes.