Geronimo The Dog Who Thinks He's a Cat by Jessie Wall
  

Geronimo The Dog Who Thinks He's a Cat

Written by Jessie Wall
Illustrated by Emily Stanbury

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Geronimo is perfectly pitched for newly independent readers with short chapters, a simple storyline and appealing illustrations. Little puppy Geronimo is always hungry, his mother is homeless and there just isn’t enough food to go round. So he heads off on his own and follows a cat through a cat-flap. There’s room for one more in the cat basket and Geronimo is soon happily settled with his adopted mum and kitten sisters and brothers. The cats’ human owners don’t seem to notice at first but Geronimo keeps getting bigger and bigger and seems to be always inadvertently causing chaos – little children will know just how that feels. There is a happy ending, with Geronimo finding his true place in the family. This gently humorous story will strike a chord with young readers.

You can read about the kitten who thinks she’s a dog in the companion volume Philomena and for more fun animal stories see Michael Morpurgo and Shoo Rayner’s Mudpuddle Farm books, or The Kitten with No Name by Vivian French. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Geronimo The Dog Who Thinks He's a Cat by Jessie Wall

Geronimo’s mum has so many puppies she doesn’t know what to do. So when Geronimo decides to leave home for a better life, he enters a great, big, scary world where he doesn’t know who he is… and has no idea what he is either!

About the Author

Jessie Wall

Jessie Wall trained as a journalist and once upon a time wrote newspaper articles for a water company, which meant she spent a lot of her time trudging around sewage farms in the pouring rain! She also worked on teenage magazines – most notably Oh Boy! and Photo-Love. She is passionate about animals and tries to combine her love of dogs with her every day working life as a writer.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
75 pages

Author

Jessie Wall
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Publisher

Wacky Bee Books

Publication date

1st May 2015

ISBN

9780993110900

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