Lulu Gets a Cat by Anna McQuinn
  

Lulu Gets a Cat

Written by Anna McQuinn
Illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw
Part of the Booky Girl Lulu Series

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   Summer Reading   
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This is another lovely and inspiring adventure for Lulu, one of the busiest and most positive little girls in picture books. Lulu loves cats, we can see that from her bedroom which is full of cuddly cat toys, but Mummy says that looking after a real one is lots of work. They take a trip to the library to find books about caring for cats, and Lulu starts to practice at home. When she proves to Mummy that she’s ready to take on cat ownership, they go to the cat shelter, where Lulu meets that cat that will become hers. Lulu is a little girl we can all look up to and this brims with her enthusiasm, effort and excitement, as well as a wonderfully warm sense of happy family life. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Lulu Gets a Cat by Anna McQuinn

Lulu really wants a cat. But Mummy says pets are a lot of work, so Lulu is eager to find out more... She reads all about cats and the library. She takes care of her stuffed toys and shows Mummy how responsible she can be. When she finally gets to adopt a little cat of her own, Lulu knows just what to do.

Lulu does a great job of finding out how to care for cats and how to be responsible before she gets her little cat. If you would like to find out more about how to look after your cat or what to think about when adopting a cat, the National Cats Adoption Cenre is a great place to get information: www.cats.org.uk/learn

Endorsed by Cats Protection - the UK’s National Cat Adoption Centre.

Reviews

Anna McQuinn’s stories of Lulu are authentic, and totally in tune with young children’s lives – the interior as well as the external – and Rosalind Beardshaw’s expressive illustrations complement the text perfectly. – Books for Keeps

Such a fantastic book! It really does cover the basis of adopting a cat and how important it is to let it settle in. Cats Protection - the UK’s National Cat Adoption Centre

We absolutely adore every book in the series by Anna McQuinn including this soon to be released Lola Gets a Cat..Feline lovers are sure to enjoy this one. I think it’s great for teaching kids about the responsibilities of pet ownership . Here Wee Read - book blog

This sweet story of first-time pet ownership is sure to appeal to young animal lovers of all kinds and especially to feline fanciers. Kirkus Review

This isn't just a sweet story about a little girl working hard to get a pet. It's also about responsibility. Lola learns how to make the best life for the cat she will bring home. Children can see how gentle she is with her timid kitten, Makeda. School Library Journal

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Anna McQuinn
More books by Anna McQuinn

Publisher

Alanna Books

Publication date

1st June 2017

ISBN

9781907825163

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