There are Cats in This Book by Viviane Schwarz
  

There are Cats in This Book

Written by Viviane Schwarz

3+ readers   
Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Download an extract Share this book

Selected by our Editorial Experts

Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2010.

It’s time to play with the cats in this – Tiny, Moonpie and André. All you have to do is turn the pages. PS There are fish in this book too.

CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal SHORTLIST 2010: Judges’ comments

An enticing book, which makes a real statement and holds a lovely conversation with the reader. The cats are very expressive, the flaps are varied and not too obvious, and the graphics are uncontrived and cleverly used. A charming book to use with young children.

The LoveReading Comment:

A glorious celebration of everything feline! Open the flaps and overlapping pictures to play with the wittily drawn, fast-talking cats who pop out ready for action. More of an experience than a simple story, this book is fun to play with! It really is a lift-the-flap book with a difference and really deserves to have made the shortlist for the prestigious Greenaway Medal.

Synopsis

There are Cats in This Book by Viviane Schwarz

If you're feeling feline-friendly, this may be just the novelty book for you. When did you last play with cats...inside a BOOK?! The cats in this book want to have fun, and by turning the pages and flipping the flaps YOU can play their favourite games with them! Tiny, Moonpie and Andre love wool to tangle with, cardboard boxes to hide in, pillow fights...and fish! But where there are fish, there is also water - lots of it. So who's going to rescue the cats from the giant floodwave? You are, of course!

Reviews

The great thing about this is that it is more than a one-joke story and works on several different levels... It is a very clever book - and enormous fun. The
Guardian on The Adventures of a Nose.

About the Author

Viviane Schwarz

Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book, both of which were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (2009, 2012), Is There a Dog in This Book? and How to Find Gold. The Adventures of a Nose was shortlisted for the V&A illustration Award and her debut graphic novel The Sleepwalkers was nominated for the British Comics Awards. She is also the illustrator of Cheese Belongs to You! and I Am Henry Finch, both written by friend and fellow picture book maker, Alexis Deacon. She lives in London. Find Viviane online at Instagram and read more information about the author and illustrator here.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Viviane Schwarz
More books by Viviane Schwarz

Author's Website

www.vivianeschwarz.co.uk/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd November 2009

ISBN

9781406324990

Categories


You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****