Kate, The Cat and The Moon

David Almond

Stephen Lambert
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Hodder Children's Books


'Once, in a shining night, while the moon looked down and the stars glittered in the endless sky, and all the house was lost in dreams... the little girl woke and heard a cat. "Miaow," called the cat. "Miaow."'

David Almond is known for his subtle and intelligent imagination. This, his first picture book, demonstrates his brilliance as a storyteller - as he weaves together the dreams of Kate, the girl and her family... on a single night of magic with spellbinding illustrations by Stephen Lambert.

In the media
Younger readers will be held in thrall.

Scottish Sunday Herald

David Almond's poetic text...provides a background for imaginations to soar. A book for bedtime that entertains through wonder rather than high drma is an unusual treat; this is one to savour.

The Guardian

New and imaginative.

The Sunday Times

Beautifully constructed and eminently re-readable.

Scottish Sunday Herald