The very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by bestselling author 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 the purrfect book for animal lovers! 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.
Get your pens and paper ready - it's time to learn how to draw Victorian heroine Hetty Feather with illustrator Nick Sharratt.
Games & activities
In Hetty Feather’s Christmas, Hetty is entranced by the beautiful Christmas tree at the Rivers’ house. Why not have a go at creating some wonderful decorations for you own tree?