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Matilda's cat

Matilda's cat

Gravett, Emily, author, artist

Climbing trees, playing with wool - Matilda is sure her cat will love these things, but he doesn't seem very enthusiastic. Undaunted, she thinks up new ways to amuse her reluctant playmate. Tea parties? Dressing up? Or what about a nice bike ride?

Hardback, Book. English. Board books. Early Years. Books for Babies. Picture Books. Children's stories.
Published London: Macmillan Children's Books, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Emily Gravett
ISBN: 1447254864, 9781447254867
Intended audience: Carries 'CE' logo. Preschool.
Note: Board book.
Note: Originally published: 2012.
Physical Description: 26 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 18 cm

Author note

Emily Gravett has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice with her books Wolves and Little Mouse's big Book of Fears. An author-illustrator of unique talent and skill, she has a host of popular and critically acclaimed titles to her name including Dogs, Wolf Won't Bite! and Again! and is the illustrator of Cave Baby, written by Julia Donaldson. Emily lives in Brighton with her family and pet dogs.

"One of our most inventive and surprise-full creators of picture books" - Michael Rosen

"She has the intuitive grasp of timing, expression and anticipation which marks out the exceptional from the mediocre" - Sunday Telegraph


Will delight the youngest of readers . . . Gravett can simply do no wrong in this age range.
Daily Mail||Simple, funny and charming as one would expect from the pen of Emily Gravett
The Scotsman||[Gravett] has an extraordinary talent to entertain, surprise and engage her readers . . . deserves to be read many times, and it will delight more each time.
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