Many of Rylant's books are about her childhood in Appalachia, her pets, the joys and hardships of family life, and the feelings of loners. Several of her books are written in series.
From expansive fields where dogs can run and run to delicious biscuits no dog can resist, Rylant paints a warm and affectionate picture of the ideal place God would, of course, create for man's best friend. It was the first picture book illustrated by the author.
"Cat Heaven" is written in a gentle playful rhyme, Cynthia Rylant explores all the ways beloved cats would enjoy "Cat Heaven", as she did for dogs in the bestselling companion book, "Dog Heaven". Her shining artwork illustrates a world of peace for cats in Heaven, where no tree is too tall for exploring, where there is no lack of angels' laps for sleeping.
If your child wonders where his or her kitty goes after a happy life on Earth, they can rest assured that all cats "know where the angel cats fly. They'll run past the stars and the moon and the sun . . . to curl up with God in the sky."