Our Cat Cuddles by Gervase Phinn
  

Our Cat Cuddles

Written by Gervase Phinn
Illustrated by Amanda Montgomery-Higham
Part of the Child's Play Library Series

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Our Cat Cuddles by Gervase Phinn

Rich in language, humour and rhyme, this hilarious tale is perfectly complemented by Amanda Montgomery-Higham's witty illustrations. Lizzie and Dominic desperately want a kitten but they get much more than they bargain for!

Reviews

A forlorn little kitten grows and grows until he becomes a fearsome lion. Written by a children's poet and former teacher, this rhyming story rattles along at a lively pace, full of wonderful words and pictures. Practical Parenting Magazine Here is a book which gives children a feeling for words and sounds, a joy for teachers and parents to read out loud, which uses a very ordinary, everyday kind of story to develop a very extraordinary use of language, ordinary language turned into poetry. This is a picture book written by a children's storyteller who is a master at conjuring up pictures in the children's minds and holding their attention just by the use of sounds. How many descriptions of a cat can there be? Read this story aloud - it's a book to be shared - and you'll be amazed. And there's a twist in the tale at the end, to keep the children guessing. NPHA News

About the Author

Gervase Phinn

Professor Gervase Phinn taught in a range of schools for fourteen years before becoming an education adviser and school inspector. He is now a freelance lecturer, broadcaster and writer, a consultant for the Open University, Honorary Fellow of St. John's College, York, Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) of the University of Leicester, Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) of The University of Hull and the Fellow and Visiting Professor of Education at The University of Teesside. In 2005 the highest academic award of Sheffield Hallam University, Doctor of the University (D.Univ.) was conferred upon him by the Chancellor, Professor Lord Robert Winston. In 2006 he became President of The School Library Association.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4 To 7

Author

Gervase Phinn
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Author's Website

www.gervase-phinn.com

Publisher

Child's Play (International) Ltd an imprint of Child's Play International Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2002

ISBN

9780859538640


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