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Early readers will enjoy Linda Newbery’s Cat Tales series. In Shop Cat, Hattie has a strange feeling that it is the cat Twister who is bringing success to her uncle’s toyshop. Can a cat really a make a toyshop work? In her Cat Tales titles Linda Newbery gives her cats strong roles and real personalities. Why not check out Smoke Cat as well.
Hattie loves going to visit her uncle Theo's toyshop, especially since the arrival of a tortoiseshell cat with green eyes. Hattie loves the cat and names her Twister, on account of the friendly way she curls and twists between people's legs. When no one comes to claim her, Twister becomes the Shop Cat and proves very popular with customers.
|Publication date:||30th January 2009|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
Linda Newbery always wanted to be a writer, filling exercise books with stories which she hid in her wardrobe, but only began submitting her work once she became a secondary school teacher. She had her first novel published in 1988 and is now a full-time writer. Linda writes for various age groups and has twice been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, for The Shell House and Sisterland and in 2006 won the Costa Children’s Book Award for Set in Stone.Linda lives in a Northamptonshire village with her husband and three cats. She is an active member of the SAS ...More About Linda Newbery