Trailer Ù Leo the Magnificat PDF by ✓ Ann M. Martin This is a neat book to read here because the story is local A cat wanders into the church yard and is adopted by the people there He lives a long and happy life at the church, but all good things must come to an end Leo ages and eventually passes away, though all who knew him recall him fondly I thought the art was beatiful and the story made me tear up 1 Summary One Sunday, a cat wanders into a church garden The children name him Leo the Magnificat, and for many happy years he makes the church his home When the time comes to say good bye, everyone gathers to remember their magnificent friend.
2 The topic is about losing someone or something close to you 3 Genre is fictional.
4 Reading level is early transitional5 Specific Curricular Uses read Aloud, because of it s touchy subject Teachers can answer unpredictable questions about the topic as they arise.
Independent reading for a child who has recently lost a loved one and has questions about death.
6 Social Issues the book addresses DeathTogetherness7 Specific Literary Elements the book demonstrates The Lovely, heart warming, heart wrenching story lovely illustrations.
Leo the Magnificat by, Ann Martin1 Brief Summary One day, a cat wandered into the garden of a church and changed lives of everyone there The children named him Leo the Magnificat, and Leo made the church his home He joined in at choir practice, attended every covered dish dinner and on Sundays, he took his favorite seat in the front pew Years passed, and Leo grew old And when the time came to say good bye, the church found a special way to remember him 2 Potential Audience Topic, genre, reading level The topic is about losing someone or something close to you Genre is fictionalReading level is early transitional3 Specific Curricular Uses read Aloud, because of it s touchy subject Teachers can answer unpredictable questions about the topic as the I used to read this book aloud to my daughter when she was younger We both enjoyed the book as we are cat people and love these enchanting, graceful creatures The only problem with the book is that I can never complete it without crying, so every time I read it with my daughter, we had to stop so I could compose myself So you have fair warning This is a warm, loving story of a stray cat who wandered into a church one day and attached himself to the church and it s members Leo assisted with all church activities and even tried his paw at matchmaking The story is based on a real cat and a photo of him is included in the book.
One Day, A Cat Wandered Into The Garden Of A Church And Changed The Lives Of Everyone There The Children Named Him Leo The Magnificent, And Leo Made The Church His Home He Joined In At Choir Practice, Attended Every Covered Dish Dinner Leo Loved To Eat , And On Sundays, He Took His Favorite Seat In The Front Row Lindsey says Leo liked to eat and so do I The end was sad and on the last page it said it was a true story of a church cat and that made me real sad.
I love cat stories and Leo s tale is one of the best ones I ve read I was a little saddened by the ending, but otherwise the story and pictures are brilliant