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Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin

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Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin

by Marguerite Henry


Quick Overview

With his beloved black cat Grimalkin as his constant companion, the young Quaker boy Benjamin West discovers and develops his talent as an artist.


Known as the "Father of American Painting," West was a Quaker who learned from his Indian friends and was influenced by the Bible and history to produce over 400 paintings. Award-winning auther Marguerite Henry spins this charming children's tale that brings Benjamin West through childhood as he struggles to find his place as a boy who loves to paint growing up as a Quaker in colonial Pennsylvania. Size 0.6" H x 7.6" L x 5.1" W 144 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9781481403948
Author Marguerite Henry
Age Group 8-12
Book Type paperback

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