The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home

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  • 0-5
  • Audio cassette
  • AudioGO Limited
  • Chivers Children's Audio Books
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • 0754063658
  • 9780754063650

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Suzy, a little striped cat, lives with a fisherman and his four sons in France. One day, she unknowingly falls asleep in a basket that's part of a hot-air balloon and ends up in England. The crux of the story is her effort to return to "Chez-moi." Even though an old lady takes her in, Suzy grabs every opportunity (she thinks) to find a way home: She rides a surfboard, swims beside a channel swimmer, gets stranded on a submarine and pussyfoots aboard a ferry boat to France. When she climbs the boat's mast, she sees a French fishing boat ahead-with her family aboard! Home at last. Brush strokes on the canvas background of the soft-edged illustrations add texture to the gentle, sweet quality, while the action scenes humorously depict Suzy's encounters, but overall they lack the buoyancy of Mary Calhoun's Hot-Air Henry (1981). (Picture book. 4-7) (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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146 ratings
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3 29% (43)
2 2% (3)
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