Collins Big Cat: Monster in the Mirror: Band 12/Copper by Jean Ure


Collins Big Cat: Monster in the Mirror: Band 12/Copper by Jean Ure

Stretch is a cat, long and slinky. Woffles is a dog, big and woolly. When the People bring home Muffy the new cat with sharp claws, Woffles' quiet life is shattered. But Stretch has an idea to put an end to Muffy's little games...Comically illustrated by Sholto Walker, this hilarious story was written by popular children's author Jean Ure. * Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type: A humorous animal story. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

About the Author

Jean Ure

Jean Ure was born in Surrey, and when growing up, knew that she was going to be a writer but she also wanted to be a ballet dancer.

She wrote her first novel when she was six years old which was about a little girl called Carol. Jean spent her teenage years writing and had her first book published when she was just sixteen – an event that prompted her to leave school the following year to continue writing. However she spent the next several years ‘scrubbing floors, waiting at tables, selling groceries’. Jean also worked as a nurse and at the BBC before enrolling at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she met her husband. She worked for several years in Paris as a translator for DATO and UNESCO and wrote romantic novels.

Jean is a vegan and animal lover. She lives with her husband, seven dogs and two cats in a 300 year old house in Croydon.

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Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

5th January 2011



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