Cat Up A Tree, published in 1998, with a paperback edition released in 2003, is where Nana Quimby made her debut. Plagued with the presence of many tens of cats in need of rescue and no one available to help, she opens her small home to these cats in need. And thus the adventures of Nana begin!
Cat Up a Tree has received many awards and is printed in Japanese and Korean translations.
•Young Hoosier Book Award, 2000
•Parent’s Choice Foundation Picture Book Recommendation, 1999
•Bulletin Blue Ribbon, The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, 1998
•Booklist Editor’s Choice, 1998
•Booklist starred review, 1998
• New York Times book review, Nov 1998