Author: Wilson Jacqueline
Package Dimensions: 38x220x600
Number Of Pages: 400
Release Date: 13-02-2014
Details: Product Description
This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children’s literature, chosen by bestselling author and Battersea Cats and Dogs Home patron Jacqueline Wilson.
Includes a brand new story by Jacqueline herself,
Leonie’s Pet Cat, as well as extracts from treasured classics such as
The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith and
Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness. The book also features personal new pieces from many authors about their own treasured pets, with contributions from Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and more.
This is a collection to enjoy and share for many years. For every copy sold, a significant donation will be made to Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.
“A wonderful anthology” (
“A must-see on young animal lovers’ bookshelves. Jacqueline has chosen over thirty stories from writers including Michael Morpurgo and Enid Blyton – and best of all, there’s a brand-new story from our favourite author hersefl” (
“Tales of children and their trusty pets have been freshened up for a new century, often with a gritty edge” (
“Wonderful tales . . . [A] purrfect pet anthology” (
“This is an excellent collection of stories about cats and dogs which will be hugely popular with all animal-loving children. Featuring stories old and new from some of the best children’s writers, this book is full of stories to share and to treasure. There are extracts from many children’s classics including The Incredible Journey, The Hundred and One Dalmations and Through the Looking Glass. ‘Pet’s Corner’ is famous authors telling the reader all about their favourite pets. A super anthology and the perfect way to encourage children to seek out the full length stories.” (
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A wonderful collection of stories, extracts and poems about cats and dogs from one of our most beloved writers for children, Jacqueline Wilson. Buying this book helps real cats and dogs find homes!
From the Inside Flap
This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children’s
literature, chosen by bestselling author and Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Ambassador, Jacqueline Wilson.
Alongside a brand-new story by Jacqueline herself, this beautiful collection includes extracts from treasured classics such as
The Hundred and One Dalmatians and
The Incredible Journey, modern favourites like
The Knife of Never Letting Go and
The Killer Cat, and specially written pieces from today’s best-loved children’s writers, including Michael Morpurgo, Malorie Blackman, Philip Pullman and lots more.
From the elegant cat who loves the ballet and the little witch’s kitten who doesn’t want to be bad, to the poodle who needs a haircut and the most famous spotty dogs of all, this is a book to treasure, share and return to for ever.
From the Back Cover
Leonie doesn’t want to start at her new school. Making friends is so hard – until she discovers the Pet Girls Club.
Leonie is desperate to join! The trouble is, she doesn’t have a pet. It’s up to Leonie to use her imagination . . .
You’ll find this brand-new story by Jacqueline Wilson, and many more, in this wonderful collection of stories about cats and dogs!
WITH SPECIAL NEW PIECES FROM TODAY’S MOST POPULAR WRITERS
Michael Morpurgo – Philip Pullman – Malorie Blackman – Francesca Simon – Anne Fine
AND CLASSIC STORIES, OLD AND NEW, FROM . . .
Patrick Ness – Dick King-Smith – Noel Streatfeild – Dodie Smith – Lewis Carroll – Enid Blyton
This is a book to treasure and share for ever.
About the Author
JACQUELINE WILSON is an extremely well-known and hugely popular author who served as Children’s Laureate from 2005-7. She has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the British Chil