Troubador My Cat Called Red

Released: 28/05/2021

ISBN: 9781838216801

eISBN: 9781838216818

Format: Paperback/eBook

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My Cat Called Red

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Red is an extraordinary cat. When he turns up on Robin’s doorstep one night the little boy doesn’t realise how magical the cat’s powers are.

For Red has a magic purr. But he’s been on a journey, a search for his forever home, and with all the danger and the excitement that has accompanied that, he’s come to lose his purr.

How?

The troubled Robin won’t rest until he knows Red’s story.

And so his grandfather tells it to him.

Mid-grade chapter book My Cat Called Red is a heartwarming adventure story by author Jane Lightbourne, about friendship and courage in the face of danger, featuring the magical cat Red and the purr that transforms children’s lives. The ebook topped the Amazon Hot New Release charts when it first came out and has been an Amazon category bestseller in several categories, reaching the number 2 spot in the UK and number 1 in Australia across its categories. Designed for children aged 8 to 12, My Cat Called Red is a modern classic that will appeal to all ages.

A percentage of profit from sales of the first edition of the paperback will be donated to the National Literacy Trust.

Praise for Red

‘A book that really moves you & touches your heart & soul. Stunning.’ Blackheath Books & Bubbles

‘What a wonderful story! Beautifully written and with perfect drawings and sketches. Well recommended - a joy to read. Maureen Gourlay, Ambassador, www.lovereading4kids.co.uk

'Children who enjoy stories about animals and those with sympathetic messaging about times of trouble will love My Cat Called Red and return to it again and again.’Jill Murphy, www.thebookbag.co.uk

'An inspirational book. It made me want to be brave and be positive, just like Red.' Fiadh, 11

‘So exciting and realistic, full of twists and turns.’ Alice, 10

‘An amazing book. It’s really captivating and you always find yourself wanting to read more.’ Zoe, 11

‘I absolutely loved the ending and I kept thinking about it even after I'd finished the book.’ Clara, 10

PRAISE FOR MY CAT CALLED RED:

What a wonderful story. It is beautifully written and with perfect drawings and sketches. Well recommended - a joy to read. www.lovereading4kids.co.uk

Children who enjoy stories about animals and those with sympathetic messaging about times of trouble, will love My Cat Called Red and return to it again and again. Jill Murphy www.thebookbag.co.uk

A book that really moves you & touches your heart & soul. Stunning. Grace, Blackheath Books & Bubbles

My Cat called Red is an inspirational book. It made me want to be brave and be positive, just like Red...' Fiadh, 11

So exciting and realistic, full of twists and turns. Alice - Year 6

A modern-day novel. Uplifting, light-hearted and educational... Sarah, parent

I absolutely loved the ending....and I kept thinking about it even after I'd finished the book. Clara, 10

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Jane Lightbourne

Jane writes fiction for children and adults, published by Nevada Street Press. She originally trained as a lawyer and lives in London with her three children. Her first chapter book for children aged 7-11, MY CAT CALLED RED, is out now. It features the magical cat Red, his purr that transforms lives, and his perilous search for his forever home. MY CAT CALLED RED is an exciting adventure story about friendship and courage in the face of danger and the value of hope and perseverance through adversity. A modern classic that can be enjoyed by all ages.

Find out more about Jane and her writing by visiting her website. Further contact details are listed there.


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