Book Review, Early Reader

Midnight Magic: Mirror Mischief by Michelle Harrison & Elissa Elwick

Trixie and her mischievous little cat, Midnight, are back in time for Hallowe’en with another story full of chaos and fun!Midnight loves spending time with Trixie and is so lonely when she’s at school. One morning, after doing all she can to stall the start of the school day, Midnight discovers her reflection in the… Continue reading Midnight Magic: Mirror Mischief by Michelle Harrison & Elissa Elwick

Book Review, Chapter Book (7-9)

The Book Cat by Polly Faber & Clara Vulliamy

This is a book for cat people and everyone else who has yet to realise that they are cat people too. Based on the true story of a little cat who makes his home in the Faber and Faber offices during the Second World War, it’s a book full of charm, energy and the loyalty… Continue reading The Book Cat by Polly Faber & Clara Vulliamy

Book Review, Early Reader

Jasper and Scruff: Take a Bow by Nicola Colton

We always love a cat story and Jasper & Scruff make the perfect cat/dog pair! Take a Bow is the third book in this fun series about a smart kitty and a mucky pup. Their mishaps, personality and long-lasting friendship will carry readers along, giggling away. In this exciting story, the duo discover that the… Continue reading Jasper and Scruff: Take a Bow by Nicola Colton

Book Review, Early Reader, Illustrated Fiction

Midnight Magic by Michelle Harrison & illustrated by Elissa Elwick

Midnight Magic is a wonderfully charming verse novel from the magnificent Michelle Harrison (author of the A Pinch of Magic series). Published on the 1st October 2020, it is perfect for young readers on spooky autumn days leading up to Hallowe’en. Midnight is a very special kitten – a beautiful black cat with rare magical… Continue reading Midnight Magic by Michelle Harrison & illustrated by Elissa Elwick

Book Review, Picture Books

The Moonlight Zoo by Maudie Powell-Tuck & illustrated by Karl James Mountford

The Moonlight Zoo is a beautiful story of a little girl searching for her lost cat. Ella won’t give up until she’s found Luna who has been missing for two days! Looking under her bed, Ella finds the most magical zoo for lost pets. With smooth, moonbeam gates and gorgeous, soft colours, each page is… Continue reading The Moonlight Zoo by Maudie Powell-Tuck & illustrated by Karl James Mountford

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Tigers in the Tower by Julia Golding

Lose yourself in the rich symbolism and powerful messages of The Tigers in the Tower by Julia Golding. Sahira faces the jungle of Georgian London with no one but two majestic Indian tigers. Having lost her parents to fever on the treacherous sea voyage from Calcutta to London, Sahira must fend for herself and fight… Continue reading The Tigers in the Tower by Julia Golding

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Adventures of Ellie and Boo by Millie Kerr

Boo, the tabby cat, is an incredibly determined kitten! Living with a University of Cambridge masters student who has a passion for wildlife conservation, this instinctive and creative cat learns that there are animals in trouble and, more importantly, she can help.  The Adventures of Ellie and Boo is a book about making a difference… Continue reading The Adventures of Ellie and Boo by Millie Kerr

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

My Life as a Cat by Carlie Sorosiak

My Life as a Cat is the most unique, charming story I have read in a very long time. Leonard is a cat but he didn’t start out that way. He is actually an alien who is spending a month on Earth to find out about the human race. He intended to become human but… Continue reading My Life as a Cat by Carlie Sorosiak

Book Review, Early Reader

The Pharaoh’s Curse by Holly Webb & illustrated by Sarah Lodge

The Pharaoh’s Curse is the second book in the Museum Kittens series by Holly Webb. In this charming story, four little kittens love living in the museum and want to protect the special treasures housed there. One day a new item arrives in the Egyptian Gallery – a piece of papyrus from the Book of… Continue reading The Pharaoh’s Curse by Holly Webb & illustrated by Sarah Lodge