The Cat who wanted to go Home by Jill Tomlinson

The Cat who wanted to go Home

Written by Jill Tomlinson

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An enchanting story that will bring just a touch of sadness but also a huge amount of joy.


The Cat who wanted to go Home by Jill Tomlinson

Suzy, a little French cat, finds herself in a hot air balloon on the way to England. This is the start of her big adventure as she tries to get back to France, resulting in many amusing scenarios. Can she find her way home?

About the Author

Jill Tomlinson

Jill Tomlinson never intended to be a writer. She trained as an opera singer, and then decided to have a family whilst her voice matured. But illness intervened, and she had to find another outlet for her energies. She started on a journalism course, and by the third lesson decided she wanted to write for children. So she did!

It did not come easily. Her first story, The Bus who went to Church, was rejected by sixteen publishers before it was accepted for a picture book. Several other picture books followed until she felt a need to stretch herself further. She wrote five short stories about a hen wanting to visit an aunt and her chicks, and Methuen thought that if she wrote another five stories on the same theme the book would fit well into their new ‘Read Aloud’ series.

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Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

3rd July 2006




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