The King Cat by Marta Altes
  

The King Cat

Written by Marta Altes
Illustrated by Marta Altes

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

This is the perfect book for anyone who shares their house with a cat (or indeed a new sibling). In lively, varied double page spreads Cat describes his life as undisputed king of the house until – terrible day – there’s a new arrival, one who doesn’t understand the rules of the house and, though perfectly friendly and even affectionate, upsets the natural order. It is a dog, in Cat’s opinion strange and disgusting. Except, when Dog goes out for a walk, King Cat realises things aren’t the same without his new house mate. Warm, funny and full of unexpected life lessons, King Cat rules OK! ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

The King Cat by Marta Altes

A brilliantly observed, fantastically funny story about friendship, compromise and adjusting to change. Perfect for families about to welcome a new baby - and cat and dog lovers alike. From the award-winning author-illustrator Marta Altes.

Meet a cat who is the king of his house, until something terrible happens! Someone else arrives and they are dribbly and disgusting. Will King Cat ever get used to having a dog around?

Reviews

An engaging, skilfully illustrated picture book. School Librarian

A lovely story about friendship, negotiations and adjusting to change Playing by the Book

About the Author

Marta Altes

Marta Altés loves to tell stories and her love of illustration saw her study for a degree in Graphic Design in Barcelona. Marta moved to the UK to study for an MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art (the best decision she ever made!) and graduated in 2011. Her debut book for Macmillan, My Grandpa, was published in July 2012 and the author was shortlisted for the Waterstone’s 2012 Children’s Book Prize.

Marta lives in London.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Marta Altes
More books by Marta Altes

Author's Website

www.martaltes.com/

Author's Facebook Latest

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

14th January 2016

ISBN

9781447258995

Categories


A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools