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Catvinkle is a sleek and satisfied housecat, whose world is soon turned upside down by Ula, a damp and down-at-heel abandoned dalmatian. Together they make an unlikely pair, but soon become fast friends, despite their differences. However, trouble is looming on the horizon in the shape of Catvinkle’s nemesis, Twinkiepaws, and a certain baby-shoe dancing competition… can they all learn to put aside their differences and get along?
The hilarious and heartwarming The Adventures of Catvinkle is the first children’s book from acclaimed author Elliot Perlman. This delightful story, featuring beautiful illustrations by Laura Stitzel, is out today! To celebrate we’ve rounded up some of our other wonderful children’s titles from around the globe featuring our feline friends.
The Wildings is Nilanjana Roy’s unforgettable adventure story following wild cats as they navigate the perils of Old Delhi, populated by battle-scarred tomcats, deadly cobras and a pair of lion-hearted squirrels, to name but a few. We also publish the The Hundred Names of Darkness, the equal thrilling sequel. Buy The Wildings here and The Hundred Names of Darkness here.
Selected as a Book of the Year in the Observer, Catlantis by Anna Starobinets is a madcap adventure following the exploits of Baguette, just a regular housecat until he falls in love with a beautiful street cat and must travel back through the Ocean of Time to the lost island of Catlantis! Buy Catlantis here.
From the Queen of Dutch Children’s Literature herself, The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof is Annie M.G. Schmidt’s classic tale of felines, friendship and overcoming shyness. This is a world-famous book and the author’s personal favourite! Buy The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof here.