The Kingdom of Carbonel

The Kingdom of Carbonel

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This is a long-awaited reissue of the much-loved sequel to "Carbonel, King of the Cats". In this second story, published over forty years ago, Carbonel has been summoned to appear before the Great Cat but before he goes he has to find someone to look after his two royal kittens. And so he tracks down his young friends Rosemary and John to help out. The kittens are very sweet - but quite a handful as the children soon discover...
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 131 x 197 x 23mm | 232g
  • Puffin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • b & w line drawings
  • 0141323108
  • 9780141323107
  • 676,825

About Barbara Sleigh

Barbara Sleigh was born in 1906 in Warwickshire. She took an art teacher's training course, and later began to write stories for children for radio. She was a lecturer at Goldsmiths' Teacher Training College, then in 1933 joined the staff of BBC Children's Hour. Three years later she married David Davis, who later became Head of Children's Hour. Her first children's book, Carbonel, which was to become the first of a trilogy, was published in 1955 and has remained a firm favourite with younger readers.
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