On September 14, 2018, The NY Post includes Hamlet in its “MUST READ BOOKS” – “A whimsical children’s book that takes a look at Hamlet, the resident cat at the Algonquin Hotel…
Matilda, The Algonquin Cat by Leslie Martini and illustrated by Massi Mongiardo won a BRONZE IPPY in “Children’s Picture Books.”
Foreword Reviews says of Matilda, “What the beloved Eloise books are to the Plaza Hotel, Matilda, the Algonquin Cat is to the Algonquin Hotel, a legendary Manhattan landmark. Leslie Martini’s winsome text encapsulates the world of the real-life felines…”
Kirkus says of Matilda, The Algonquin Cat, “An appealing, humorous introduction to a legendary hotel through a cat’s eyes”
“Matilda, The Algonquin Cat” illuminates the daily routine of Manhattan’s most celebrated feline while paying homage to The Algonquin’s long held tradition of hosting authors, journalists…
Baby Meets City most recent addition to her Big Apple Book list included Matilda, The Algonquin Cat, which captures the tale of the furriest resident of one of NYC’s most famous hotels. This charming story is made even more delightful because it’s based on a real cat who does in fact live at The Algonquin.
That Cat Blog shares a sneak peeks at some of the best cat-themed children’s books coming out this Fall! Starting out with a first look at “Matilda, The Algonquin Cat,” by Leslie Martini.