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For the bookshelf: Cats’ Night Out

Cat's Night Out book coverCats’ Night Out

By Caroline Stutson

Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, 2010

As she was writing her latest children’s book, Cats’ Night Out, Caroline Stutson (BA ’62) didn’t give much thought to the poor fellow who would end up illustrating the thing. “In my mind I had all these cats with flip-flops and all these costumes, and I never thought how hard that would be for an illustrator — to have 20 cats dancing,” she says with a laugh. Born from Stutson’s love of cats, dancing and New York City, the picture book is a counting tale that tells the story of what 20 footloose felines get up to once the human beings have gone to bed in the Big Apple. Read more


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