Luis is an alley cat who has everything figured out . . . until he meets Tabitha, a beautiful indoor cat. Separated by a tragic glass door, Luis will do anything to be with Tabitha—even brave the dangers of a fire. With adorable illustrations and undeniable style, Luis and Tabitha is the story of two star-crossed kitties who prove that true love conquers all.
Why do you think that Tabitha’s owner doesn’t like Luis? Do you think she’s right?
Where do you think that Luis’ friends live?
Why does Tabitha’s owner eventually accept Luis?
Luis tries to become an indoor cat. Do you think that Tabitha could ever become an outdoor cat?
Stephanie Campisi is an Australian-born, Califnoria-based children’s book author. She has slept in a cemetery, has a friend who was bullied by a prince, and has lived in a haunted house in a haunted town. Two of the three statements in the previous sentence are true. Or maybe they all are.
Stephanie is the author of the picture books The Ugly Dumpling, Luis and Tabitha, Very Lulu and Five Sisters. Her fifth book, Quacks Like a Duck, will release in 2021.
Stephanie is represented by Margaret Sutherland Brown of Folio Literary.
Hollie Mengert graduated college with a BFA in Design and Animation - a career path she gravitated toward after years of drawing and finding never-ending inspiration in illustrated stories and animated films.
Now working as a kidlit illustrator, character designer, and game industry animator, she is thrilled to call this passion her career. Hollie has had the opportunity to work on children’s books, games, comics, and more - she loves any opportunity to help tell a story or bring a smile with her artwork.
When not diving into a new illustration, Hollie can be found looking for the perfect cup of coffee in Seattle’s rainy weather.