Ellie, and the Cat! by Malorie Blackman
  

Ellie, and the Cat!

Written by Malorie Blackman

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A terrific and, you could say, terrifying 'tail' that will ensure any child who reads it will think twice before being rude or act like a spoilt child again or they might be turned into a cat!!! Heaven forbid.

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Ellie, and the Cat! by Malorie Blackman

Ellie is the rudest, most spoilt child her grandma has ever met. So Grandma decides to teach her a lesson and switches Ellie's body with Jolly the cat's. As she starts to make friends with the other animals in the house, the mice and the spiders, Ellie starts to learn how to be a good friend.

About the Author

Malorie Blackman

Children's Laureate 2013-2015

Malorie Blackman had a variety of jobs before she became a full time writer and spent many years working as a Database Manager for Reuters travelling extensively within Europe and the United States.

After 82 rejection letters, her first novel, Not So Stupid!, was a selected title for the 1991 Feminist Book Fortnight, and Malorie participated in the first BBC TV Black Women’s Screenwriting Workshop in 1991. She has written a number of books for young readers including the Whizziwig series, which have been dramatised successfully for children’s television.

Her dystopian novel series Noughts and Crosses has won the Children’s Book Award, and she has twice won the Young Telegraph/Gimme 5 Award (for Hacker and Thief!) – the only author to have done so. Malorie writes across a range of subjects for children and teens, addressing diverse and sensitive issues.

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2008 Malorie received an OBE for her contribution to children’s literature and was awarded the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon award in 2005.

Malorie was selected as the Waterstones Children's Laureate in June 2013 taking over from Julia Donaldson. She will remain in the post for the next 2 years. The title of Children’s Laureate is awarded to an acclaimed author or illustrator in acknowledgment of their outstanding contribution to their field, and Malorie is the eighth recipient of this honour.

She lives in South London.

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Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 10

Author

Malorie Blackman
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Author's Website

www.malorieblackman.co.uk/

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Publisher

The Watts Publishing Group

Publication date

6th January 2005

ISBN

9781843623915

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