To Be A Cat

To Be A Cat

Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 02/05/2013
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From the bestselling author of A Boy Called Christmas, The Girl Who Saved Christmas, Father Christmas and Me and The Truth Pixie.*'A clawed masterpiece' - Guardian*Barney Willow's life couldn't get any worse. He's weedy, with sticky-out ears. Horrible Gavin Needle loves tormenting him. And evil headteacher Miss Whipmire seems determined to make Barney's existence a complete misery! Worst of all, Dad has been missing for almost a year - and there's no sign of him ever coming home.Barney just wants to escape. To find another life. To be a cat, for example. A quiet, lazy cat. Things would be so much easier - wouldn't they?A darkly funny and adventurous tale from multi-award-winning author Matt Haig.

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
  • ISBN: 9780552564342
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 223g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm

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To Be A Cat
To be a Cat
Very enjoyable, story of friendship and life, life is not perfect but live the best life you can. Funny and thought provoking
Heather Smith
To Be A Cat
Weird but Wonderful
Barney Willow is an unhappy boy both at home and school. His parents have divorced, but, even worse, his dad has since disappeared. His life is blighted by... READ MORE
To Be A Cat
By Niki age 6
It is easy to read and a great book. I liked the part that barney left some cake crumbs on the floor spelling I am barney.
Vahid Mesri
To Be A Cat
it’s okay
I wasn’t left in awe, but it was worth the reading. The story entertained me and I enjoyed the characters.
Elkie Hutchinson