The Catlady by Dick King-Smith
  

The Catlady

Written by Dick King-Smith
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Synopsis

The Catlady by Dick King-Smith

Muriel lives alone with lots and lots and lots of cats. But Muriel's cats are no ordinary cats - they were once people she knew, now reincarnated in feline form! Muriel shares her house with various (deceased!) members of her family, and one rather special cat - the late Queen Victoria! An unusual tale of animal madness!

Reviews

From the master of animal adventures Independent on Sunday Another enjoyable story from an author who excels in giving animals real character Junior Charming The Good Book Guide A delightful story Waterstone's Books Quarterly A purrrfect read for any animal lover or fan of adventure stories about out-of-the-ordinary animals Stuff4Kidz

About the Author

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith was born in 1922 and brought up in Gloucestershire.

Dick served with the Grenadier Guards during World War II and was mentioned in dispatches. He then spent twenty years working as a farmer and a short period teaching in a primary school before becoming a full-time writer.

Dick wrote over seventy stories, many of which have animal characters for the simple reason that, "I like them, I've always kept a lot of pets, and because it's fun putting words in their mouths." His farming years were the inspiration for many of his books, and pigs have featured in several of them because they are his favourite animal. Dick won the 1984 Guardian Fiction Award for The Sheep-Pig, which was later turned into an Oscar-winning film, 'Babe'. He died in 2011.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Dick King-Smith
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Publisher

Young Corgi an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

2nd May 2016

ISBN

9780552575454


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