Welcome to Allcat Press,
the home of Louisa May Allcat
children's books, in San Diego, California.
Our DEBUT publication (August, 2002):
'A Trellis for Mr. Ellis, or How I Saved the World from
This is a story about an orphaned cat who starts a
balcony garden that spreads to become a worldwide greening
movement, and ultimately results in a reversal of global
warming. Through humor and visual literacy (via bold
and colorful mixed media illustrations) the book explains
to children the concept of global warming, and then
encourages them to do something good for the Earth (and
themselves) by planting trees and gardens.
Books currently in production:
"The Magical Tail of CleoCatra,
Kitty of the Nile".
Messages of conservation and restoration are conveyed
to young readers through this charming tale (or is that
"tail"?) about a very special cat. The major
environmental issues dealt with are water and habitat
Expected release date: June, 2003.
For advanced notice of publication, please email