The Catlady

The Catlady

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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!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 153 x 185 x 7mm | 310g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black and white
  • 0552575453
  • 9780552575454

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"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 *show more

About Dick King-Smith

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. Now a bestselling full-time author, his work has received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his more

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"A purrrfect read for any animal lover or fan of adventure stories about out-of-the-ordinary animals"show more

Back cover copy

Cats, cats ... and more cats! Muriel is known as the Catlady because she lives alone with just her many cats for company. When a new kitten is born, it soon becomes clear that it's no ordinary cat! Vicky is a kitten with a very regal character, and strangely enough, she was born on the day that Queen Victoria died... A purr-fect new tale from the bestselling, award-winning, Dick King-Smithshow more

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97 ratings
3.65 out of 5 stars
5 25% (24)
4 32% (31)
3 28% (27)
2 15% (15)
1 0% (0)
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