Dr Kittycat is Ready to Rescue: Nutmeg the Guinea Pig by Jane Clarke
  

Synopsis

Dr Kittycat is Ready to Rescue: Nutmeg the Guinea Pig by Jane Clarke

Dr KittyCat is always ready with her furry first aid! In Nutmeg the Guinea Pig the little animals are having fun at Nutmeg's birthday party at the park when Nutmeg starts to feel dizzy and unwell. Luckily Dr KittyCat and Peanut are close at hand to help, so Nutmeg can have a happy birthday after all! 'We'll be there in a whisker!' This series follows the first-aid adventures of Dr KittyCat and Peanut the mouse, who's always at her side. Each book is about a small furry patient who badly needs Dr KittyCat's help. With fun and familiar contexts that children can relate to, lovable characters, and strong storylines around each medical emergency, the Dr KittyCat series has real appeal for children. A blend of photography and hand-drawn elements combine with compelling first-aid details to create a delightfully surreal furry world.

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A super series with a refreshing approach Parents in touch Warm-hearted and entertaining Warmhearted and entertaining

About the Author

Jane Clarke

Jane Clarke is the talented author of over 80 books for young children, including the award-wining picture books Gilbert the Great, Knight Time and Stuck in the Mud.

Jane Clarke on Jane Clarke:

I live in Kent with my two Labradors, Bramble and Amber. The dogs love to swim in the sea, so I burn a lot of perfumed candles to stop our house from smelling of damp dog.

Thanks to my Mum and Dad, I had a very happy childhood in the English Midlands. Dad attached a trapeze to the branch of a tree in our garden, and my friends and I spent a lot of time hanging upside down pretending to be acrobats. There were always pets – mice, hamster, and guinea pigs, cats and dogs. For a long time, I thought my dog was my brother. My bedroom was stuffed full of fossils and shells.

My ideas come from my family and pets, my friends and their families, and from school. I often lose all track of time when I’m writing. Amber and Bramble have learned to bring me their leads, to remind me to take them out for a walk.

Most of my stories and poems are funny, because I love to laugh, but sometimes I write about sad things. The saddest thing in my life is my husband’s death. Martin was a lovely man, a great husband and Dad. Andy and Rob are now at university and Martin lives on in them, in our hearts, and in our happy memories.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Jane Clarke
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Author's Website

www.jane-clarke.co.uk/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

2nd June 2016

ISBN

9780192746146


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