Scratch Kitten Goes to Sea by Jessica Green

Scratch Kitten Goes to Sea

Written by Jessica Green

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Survival at sea for Scratch, the disobedient kitten who runs away to sea despite his mother’s strict instructions not too! Scratch’s troubles are wittily recounted in this easy to read story about the making of a ship’s cat.


Scratch Kitten Goes to Sea by Jessica Green

Tired of life on the docks, Scratch Kitten runs away to sea, keen to make a name for himself as a brave ship’s cat. But once Scratch has stowed away on the Silk’n’Spice, a sailing ship bound for the South Seas, he discovers that life on the ocean waves is harder than he thought. Scratch quickly learns he must earn his keep to avoid being thrown overboard, and he thinks the best way to do this is to befriend the ship’s cook, Pegleg. The only problem is that Pegleg doesn’t seem to like Scratch very much! So how will Scratch and Pegleg fare when they are set adrift in a lifeboat to await capture by pirates?

About the Author

Jessica Green is well known for her humorous children's novels, including the best-selling A Diary of a Would-be Princess and a Tyranny of Toads. She loves cats, but doesn't much like sailing!

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Little Hare

Publication date

1st July 2008




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Little Hare is an imprint of Little Hare

logo Little Hare Books is a delightful small book publisher that was launched in Sydney in 2001 by Mary and Rod Hare, with the aim of producing quality children's books that would appeal to children internationally. Little Hare is also known for commissioning and nurturing top Australian authors and illustrators, and there is now a strong demand for Little Hare books in the independent book trade and libraries worldwide, due to their heralded originality and sense of freshness.

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