David and the Kittens
David and the Kittens by Robert Westall
Book DescriptionDavid's cat, Furble, is getting fat: she's going to have kittens! in this gentle, beautifully told story, Furble follows the progress of her kittens from birth to finding them a loving home. Delightful and heartwarming.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780340743805
(302mm x 275mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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US Kirkus Review » Furbles is about to have kittens. David's Gran patiently and expertly explains each step, from the cat getting ready to give birth, through the four kittens' maturation that eventually leads to their adoption. But no one wants the white female, who, in an emotionally satisfying conclusion, becomes David's cat to pet and love. Playful and active kittens populate the colorful pictures, which avoid sentimentality because of their realistic nature. Children don't see the actual birth. That makes this gentle story, first published in a British anthology of cat stories and poems, Cat's Whispers and Tails (1996), suitable for young listeners, who should be enthralled with the kittens' rapid growth from "tiny, mouse-like" things to creatures who "purr like little bees" and "spit like little fireworks." A tidy, well-put together package. (Picture book. 3-7) (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Robert Westall
Robert Westall was born in 1929. He taught in Cheshire before turning to full-time writing in 1985. He's first book The Machine Gunners won the Carnegie medal. Since then he has won the Carnegie again, and the Smarties Prize and the Sheffield Children's Books Award. He has also been shortlisted for the Whitbread as well as appearing numerous times on the Carnegie shortlist, and being a runner-up in the Children's Book Award. William Geldart lives in Cheshire. He was art editor of Cheshire Life for six years before founding the Geldart Gallery. He is an artist with an established reputation and loves drawing people, places and of course, animals. Sadly Robert died in 1993.
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