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What a wonderful story! Robin finds solace in the tale of a cat called Red. We follow Red through his adventures to find a home, and what scary adventures they are. It is beautifully written and with perfect drawings and sketches. Well recommended - a joy to read.
Maureen Gourlay, A LoveReading4Kids Ambassador
Eight-year-old Robin doesn’t like cats. When a strange cat turns up at his house, he ignores it. At first.
"But this was no ordinary cat. Setting aside the unusual colour of his fur and the piercing quality of his eyes, he had a third most extraordinary feature, and that was his purr..."
What if you found a cat with a magic purr? A cat whose purr could turn your life around?
If only you realized it.
This is Red’s story, of how he comes to be lost, and his exciting search for his forever home, that leads him on a perilous journey which may prove almost too much, even for him.
My Cat Called Red is a heartwarming adventure story by author Jane Lightbourne, a chapter book for children aged 7 to 11, about friendship and courage in the face of danger, featuring the magical cat Red and the purr that transforms children’s lives. A modern classic designed for younger readers that will also appeal to all ages.
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It's a lovely story which is easy to read and keeps the reader's attention. On another level, it addresses a number of issues which I'm sure concern many children. I'd certainly recommend this book. Full review
'Children who enjoy stories about animals and those with sympathetic messaging about times of trouble, will love My Cat Called Red and return to it again and again.' Jill Murphy www.thebookbag.co.uk
|Publication date:||24th February 2021|
|Publisher:||Nevada Street Press|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
|Genres:||Adventure Stories, Fantasy / Magical, Pets, Animals|
|Recommendations:||Indie Books We Love|
Jane lives in London with her three children. She originally trained as a barrister and then worked as a derivatives lawyer in the City. My Cat Called Red, a chapter book for children aged 7-11, is her first book, featuring the extraordinary cat, Red, and the magical purr that transforms children's lives. It was an category bestseller within two days of release. A percentage of funds from the sale of the forthcoming paperback will be donated to the National Literacy Trust.More About Jane Lightbourne
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