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The Cat and the Golden Egg

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 14
Categories: Animal Stories



Appeared in

A Newbery Zoo: A Dozen Animal Stories by Newbery Award-Winning Authors

Story Summary

When poor Dame Agnes is down to her last gold coin, her cat Quiksilver decides to trick the stingy, sharp-tongued grocer with a slight-of-paw which leaves the grocer begging him to take all he wants.