Troubador My Cat Called Red

Released: 28/05/2021

ISBN: 9781838216801

eISBN: 9781838216818

Format: Paperback/eBook

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‘A true gem. My Cat Called Red is a treasure … Five purrs and two paws up.’ Goodreads reviewer, Canada.

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 during his search for his perfect home and all the danger and excitement that’s accompanied that, the cat has come to lose his purr.

How? And how can he get it back?

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

And so his grandfather tells it to him.

Children’s chapter book My Cat Called Red is a heartwarming adventure story, suitable for middle grade readers, about friendship and courage in the face of danger, featuring the magical cat Red and the purr that transforms children’s lives. My Cat Called Red is a modern classic, designed for children aged 8 to 12, that appeals to animal lovers of all ages.

Praise for Red

‘Excellent in all respects.’ Goodreads reviewer, US

‘An exquisite book that I so enjoyed reading to my son.’ Educator, UK

‘Kudos Jane Lightbourne! Wonderful, well written story!’ Goodreads reviewer, US

‘This book definitely felt like a big warm hug by the end.’ Goodreads reviewer, US

‘This delightful tale of a cat destined to be loved by a boy takes the reader through the adventures of a not-loved-enough Tom cat. The settings are well described and goosebump worthy. I hope there are more adventures to come for Red.’ Librarian.

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

‘It's a lovely story ... I'd certainly recommend this book.’ Pauline Braishner, LoveReading4Kids

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

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

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

PRAISE FOR RED:

‘Excellent in all respects.’ Goodreads reviewer, US

‘An exquisite book that I so enjoyed reading to my son.’ Educator, UK

‘Kudos Jane Lightbourne! Wonderful, well written story!’ Goodreads reviewer, US

‘This book definitely felt like a big warm hug by the end.’ Goodreads reviewer, US

‘This delightful tale of a cat destined to be loved by a boy takes the reader through the adventures of a not-loved-enough Tom cat. The settings are well described and goosebump worthy. I hope there are more adventures to come for Red.’ Librarian.

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

‘It's a lovely story ... I'd certainly recommend this book.’ Pauline Braishner, LoveReading4Kids

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

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

‘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 8-12, 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. LOSS, a love story set in London and the Scottish Highlands, which combines elements of mystery and suspense to drive the plot forward, was published November 2021 and the paperback is to be published shortly.

Find out more about Jane and her writing by visiting her website www.janelightbourne.co.uk.


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