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The Cat Who Sang for the Birds (A Jim Qwilleran Feline Whodunnit)
by Lilian Jackson Braun | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by wombles of Caboolture, Queensland Australia on Sunday, June 10, 2007
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by lytteltonwitch): travelling


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4 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by wombles from Caboolture, Queensland Australia on Sunday, June 10, 2007

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Once again we tune in on the denizens of Moose County and find all in an uproar. In fact there are several uproars going on in this cozy neighborhood located 400 miles north of everywhere. First there is the new art center which most people love but the director somehow expects the farmers in the vicinity to keep their dirt off of the roads. When it rains you see, that dirt becomes mud and eventually gets tracked into the art center. Worse yet, the library has gotten rid of their card catalog and replaced it with a computer. This little innovation even sparks a demonstration complete with a grill for burning protestor's library cards.

Amid all of the normal Pickax City hubbub resides the ever-affable Jim Qwilleran and his mystery solving cats Koko and Yum Yum. In this entry in the series Koko has taken to singing like a bird and communing with his bird friends as often as he can. He has also been on the case again after a suspicious fire claims the life of one of Pickax's oldest citizens. The authorities rule that the fire started with a kerosene heater but Qwill doesn't buy it and neither does Koko. Yum Yum for her part is happy playing with her new yo-yo.

Eventually of course everything works out and as in previous books Qwill looks back to see just how precise Koko's clues were. For those new to the series Koko, although talented can't talk but he tries to tell Qwill what has happened in some odd ways. Usually however Qwill doesn't figure out Koko's clues until he has solved the mystery on his own. The best thing about this series besides the wonderful cast of characters is that the reader gets the same clues as does Qwilleran and if one pays very close attention Koko will tell you who done it long before the solution is revealed. 


Journal Entry 2 by wombles at Given to a fellow BookCrosser in Given to fellow BookCrosser, a fellow bookcrosser -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, June 12, 2007

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Released 7 yrs ago (6/15/2007 UTC) at Given to a fellow BookCrosser in Given to fellow BookCrosser, a fellow bookcrosser -- Controlled Releases

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Journal Entry 3 by wingfuturecatwing from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Friday, June 15, 2007

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Thank you!

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Journal Entry 4 by wingfuturecatwing from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Sunday, July 29, 2007

8 out of 10

Another fun Cat Who book.

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Journal Entry 5 by winglytteltonwitchwing from Harwell, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Sunday, September 23, 2007

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Thought that I had already done a catch note for this book.Another Cat book to be passed around the local bookcrossers. 


Journal Entry 6 by winglytteltonwitchwing at Controlled Release (details in notes) in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Thursday, November 15, 2007

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Released 6 yrs ago (11/15/2007 UTC) at Controlled Release (details in notes) in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

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To be given to a fellow bookcrosser.


 


Journal Entry 7 by Otakuu from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Saturday, November 17, 2007

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I haven't read any of these but as I love Siamese and Orientals, I will give it a go 


Journal Entry 8 by Otakuu at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Thursday, January 15, 2009

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Released 5 yrs ago (1/15/2009 UTC) at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

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If this is the first BookCrossing book you have ever found, Haere Mai - Welcome.

I hope you join me in this wonderful world

Released to FuutureCat 


Journal Entry 9 by wingfuturecatwing from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Thursday, January 15, 2009

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Oops, I grabbed this off Otakuu's pile of books last night, but now I see I've already read it. It's not my fault - there's far too many books in this series to remember which ones I've read! :-)

I'll pass it on to lytteltonwitch to give to her workmate, who's another Cat Who fan.

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Journal Entry 10 by wingfuturecatwing at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Released 5 yrs ago (1/19/2009 UTC) at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

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Given to Lytteltonwitch to pass on to her workmate.

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Journal Entry 11 by winglytteltonwitchwing from Harwell, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Thursday, January 22, 2009

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To be given to staff member who loves this author 


Journal Entry 12 by winglytteltonwitchwing at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Thursday, January 22, 2009

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Released 5 yrs ago (1/22/2009 UTC) at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

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Given to a cat lover
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2009 WORLD CONVENTION and welcome you to our beautiful country in April 2009.



 




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