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Cats of the Louvre

by Matsumoto, Taiyō, 1967-

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 7 copies
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CLP - East Liberty Teen Manga TEEN MANGA Cats
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CLP - Main Library Teen Department - Teen Manga TEEN MANGA Cats
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A surreal tale of the secret world of the cats of the Louvre, told by Eisner Award winner Taiyo Matsumoto.

The world-renowned Louvre museum in Paris contains more than just the most famous works of art in history. At night, within its darkened galleries, an unseen and surreal world comes alive--a world witnessed only by the small family of cats that lives in the attic. Until now...

Translated by Tekkonkinkreet film director Michael Arias.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In the attic of the Louvre lives a small colony of cats, the smallest of which is Snowbébé, a six-year-old the size of a kitten. To the dismay of the other cats, Snowbébé roams the galleries of the museum, disappearing into paintings to avoid capture by the night watchman. The watchman has lost someone to the paintings before he's sure his sister, Arrietta, entered a painting when they were young, vanishing from his life. As the stories of Snowbébé and the watchman converge, the reader is brought into the painting with cat and girl, where every day is fun, the flowers stay in bloom, and death is just pretend. Almost more European in style than Japanese, this manga boasts an exquisitely detailed setting and characters drawn in a loose, angular style. This single hardcover volume is part of a series of graphic novels created in collaboration with the Louvre museum in Paris, Matsumoto (Tekkonkinkreet, 2007) is at the top of his game with this mix of anthropomorphic cats, art history, and magical realism.--Eva Volin Copyright 2019 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Viz signature.
Subjects Musée du Louvre -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Cats -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Families -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Missing persons -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Art restorers -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Museum docents -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Police, Private -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Paris (France) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Animal fiction.
Fantasy comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Publisher San Francisco, CA :2019
Edition VIZ signature edition.
Other Titles Louvre no neko.
Contributors Arias, Michael, translator, author.
Bennett, Deron, illustrator.
Audience Rated T for teen. Parental advisory: recommended for ages 13 and up.
Language English
In English, translated from the Japanese.
Notes Manga.
Translation of: Louvre no neko.
Originally published in Japan by Shogakukan.
Manga format; reads from back to front, right to left.
Description 428 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781974707089
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