Catalog: Scratch the Boatyard Cat

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On the Bottom Book Cover (Large) Scratch the Boatyard Cat
by Stephen Jones

Paperback, 56 pages w/ illustrations
ISBN 978-0-9718303-9-4

The story of a real cat who lived in an old-fashioned boatyard.

Scratch, a feral cat, finds a home with Josh aboard Prudence, an old wooden boat in an old-fashioned boatyard.
Along with witnessing the every day goings on of the yard, Scratch and Josh learn that they must share the waterfront
with others, both friendly and otherwise.

James Mitchell, the artist, and Stephen Jones, the writer, have spent most of their lives since they were boys in places
like this and have indeed worked in this very yard for over a dozen years where they have known all the characters animal and human in this book.

About the Author and Illustrator
Author Stephen Jones has been a ditch digger, lighthouse keeper, lobsterman, boatyard manager and English professor.  He is the
author of nine books including Drifting, Harbor of Refuge and Working Thin Waters.

Artist James A. Mitchell is a marine artist and illustrator who, instead of stray cats, takes in and finds homes for old and unwanted boats.
He resides in Noank, Connecticut.


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