Captain Cat by Inga Moore
  

Captain Cat

Written by Inga Moore
Illustrated by Inga Moore

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Let Inga Moore take you on an adventure with Captain Cat and his shipful of cats! New lands, an island Queen, untold treasures and glorious feasts...it will be a journey like no other! Fabulous storytelling and a great narrative voice reels you right in, so much so that you want to press your nose against the page and be ON the Carlotta with Captain Cat! Inga's extraordinary illustrations practically leap off the page, totally immersing her readers in a world she has made entirely her own. A book that will satisfy pet-lovers as much as adventurers.

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Captain Cat by Inga Moore

Captain Cat is a trader. However, his eye is not for gold but for...CATS! So much so, that his ship - the Carlotta - is populated by all kinds of felines! But one day, Captain Cat decides that it's time to give up his trading and, with his beloved cats in tow, visit all the places he has always dreamed of. Out on the sea, a rogue storm brews up and Captain Cat ends up on a remote island. Here, they meet an Island Queen who's beside herself with joy...she has never seen a cat before! She prepares a huge feast in their honour, but - EWWW! A horde of hungry RATS emerge! Good thing Captain Cat has his ship full of cats! Amazed, the queen begs Captain Cat to trade her his cats for untold treasure. Does he? Could he? What happens next? Never fear, fellow travellers! The purr-fect solution is on the horizon.

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Inga Moore's exquisite picturebook Captain Cat transports readers to distant places. Moore's dreamy illustrations are full of incident and romance. * The Times * One for cat-fanciers of all ages...a generous story that children will find easy to digest, and it is, in the lightest possible way, about the holiness of the heart's affections. -- Kate Kellaway * The New Review (The Observer) * A relaxed, chatty tone of voice and the illustrations are superb... every turn of the page is a joy . . . a visual feat. * Books for Keeps *

About the Author

Inga Moore

Inga Moore has illustrated numerous classics to much critical acclaim, including Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost. Published almost 20 years ago, her title Six Dinner Sid continues to grace bookshop shelves and won the Smarties Book Prize. Inga lives in Gloucestershire.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Inga Moore
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th September 2013

ISBN

9781406337303

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