The True Tails of Baker and Taylor

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The True Tails of Baker and Taylor

Although not a mystery per se, true suspense/mystery buffs will enjoy this tale, the story of the two Scottish Fold cats Baker and Taylor, the symbols of the company’s wholesale library division. The cats, who were named for the distributor, have appeared on the company’s posters and tote bags at book conventions and library shows for many years.

The story, co-written by Jan Louch, the assistant librarian who picked out, named, and cared for Baker and Taylor, and author Lisa Rogak, recount the life story of a duo who were famous long before Morris the Cat and Grumpy cat came on the scene. (It even mentions the fact they figured prominently in the first Midnight Louie novel) This book is a must-read for all mystery and cat fans!

Four stars! – ROCCO LOTEMPIO


Book Blurb for The True Tails of Baker and Taylor

The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town . . . and the World

"Not since George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life has someone so lifted the spirits of an entire community. That the 'someone' in this case is, in fact, two library cats makes this true tale of the love of literature combined with a fondness for nose licking all the more magical. This book, like a purring kitten who may also be a genie, should be welcomed into any home."?Francesco Marciuliano, New York Times bestselling author of I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats

It all started with mice in the library.

Assistant librarian Jan Louch and a coworker decided that what the library needed was a cat. Or, even better, two cats. Soon, they found a pair of Scottish Folds who were perfect for the job. Jan named them Baker and Taylor, and they took up residence in the library.

But these cats were much more than mousers. Visitors to the library fell in love with Baker and Taylor and their antics just as Jan had. And then, after Jan let the cats be photographed for a poster, they became feline celebrities. Children from across the country wrote them letters, fans traveled from far and wide to meet them, and they became the most famous library cats in the world.

In The True Tails of Baker and Taylor, Jan Louch looks back and tells the remarkable story of these two marvelous cats and the people?readers, librarians, and cat lovers of all ages?who came together around them.


Night Owl Reviews May, 2016 4.00