A Cat Called Penguin

A touching story of two children, one cat and a very special friendship, from the bestselling Holly Webb.

Alfie has always loved playing in the overgrown garden next door. It is here that he plays with Penguin, an enormous black-and-white stray cat whom Alfie has claimed as his own. But when his neighbour’s granddaughter, Grace, comes to live next door, she decides Penguin belongs to her! Alfie knows he can’t force Penguin to be with him. But he feels hurt that his old friend is spending so much time with Grace. And while the two are fighting over him, Penguin disappears…

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    I liked the part when Alfie and Grace had to look for Punguin and became friends.

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    Holly Webb is my favourite author

    25 August 2013

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    Holly Webb

    Holly is the best-selling author of lots of brilliant books including the Molly’s Magic, Animalmagic and Rose series.

  • Awards

    Polly Dunbar won the Red House and Booktrust Early Years awards for Penguin and was named a Booktrust Best New Illustrator in 2008.

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