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Purrfect Reads for Cat Crazy Kids

Curl up and be whiskered away with these purrfect reads for cat lovers! We’ve selected some of our best cat-themed books to please every age of child.

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Where’s Mrs Cat?

Illustrated by Ingela P Arrhenius
0-2
The original, award-winning Felt Flap series - perfect for babies and toddlers! Each title in this stylish series has five spreads with friendly characters to find behind colourful felt flaps. In Where's Mrs Cat?, you're on the look out for Mr Goldfish, Mrs Dog, Mr Guinea Pig and Mrs Cat…
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Cat Chat

Written by Dr Jess French Illustrated by Penelope Dullaghan
2-5
'Say hello' cat or 'let me go' cat? Learn exactly what your favourite feline is trying to tell you in this friendly and funny first book about cats and their chat In this beautifully illustrated board book, vet and CBeebies presenter Dr. Jess French provides the perfect introduction to living…
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Bad Cat!

Written by Nicola O'Byrne
2-5
It's not easy saying sorry, and this hilarious picture book about manners proves just how hard it can be. Fluffykins is a lovely cat, isn't he? Just look at him. He wouldn't do anything naughty . . . would he? But what's this? He's knocked over the flowers, tangled up…
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Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: The Cat Burglar

Written by Tracey Corderoy Illustrated by Steven Lenton
2-5
The two adorable robber dogs are back in the kitchen, but they'd better watch out when Kitty-le-Claw is about! Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam have swapped a life of crime for baking cakes in their café. But now there's a new robber in town - the infamous Kitty-le-Claw! When there's…
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Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School

Written by Simon Puttock Illustrated by Ali Pye
2-5
A gentle, reassuring picture book, perfect for little ones who are about to start school. Miss Moon is taking her class on a magical moonlit nature walk to see what interesting things they can find. Mouse finds a special starry leaf, Bat finds a swirly snail and Owl finds a…
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Wigglesbottom Primary: The Classroom Cat

Written by Pamela Butchart Illustrated by Becka Moor
5-7
Laugh-out-loud school-based fun in two-colour stories, perfect for encouraging independent reading! Life at Wigglesbottom Primary is often lived on the edge. Is the Classroom Cat trying to tell them something! YES! Can eating a puddle crisp make you ill? YES! Can Class 2R cure PUDDLE-POX? Is Imaginary Margaret a bit…
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Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva

Written by Sarah Todd Taylor Illustrated by Nicola Kinnear
7-9
With a beautifully fluffy tail and a keen nose for adventure, Max the Detective Cat is ready for any mystery... Max, chief mouse hunter at the Theatre Royal, is up to his whiskers in his first mystery! Max notices that famous singer Madame Emerald is acting strangely. Why is her…
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My Life as a Cat

Written by Carlie Sorosiak
9-12
A wise, funny and moving story of what it means to find a family, from the best-selling author of I, Cosmo. Leonard has never had a name. Or a body. Or a best friend. But he is excited to try being a human. On their three-hundredth-birthday, every alien from Leonard's…
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