To Be A Cat (Paperback)Matt Haig (author)
From the bestselling author of A Boy Called Christmas, The Girl Who Saved Christmas, Father Christmas and Me and The Truth Pixie.
*'A clawed masterpiece' - Guardian*
Barney Willow's life couldn't get any worse. He's weedy, with sticky-out ears. Horrible Gavin Needle loves tormenting him. And evil headteacher Miss Whipmire seems determined to make Barney's existence a complete misery! Worst of all, Dad has been missing for almost a year - and there's no sign of him ever coming home.
Barney just wants to escape. To find another life. To be a cat, for example. A quiet, lazy cat. Things would be so much easier - wouldn't they?
A darkly funny and adventurous tale from multi-award-winning author Matt Haig.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 223 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
Darkly comic and richly rewarding . . . Shines with originality * Telegraph *
I loved To Be A Cat . . . Very funny and surprising -- John Boyne
Here is the black comedy that made Matt Haig's Shadow Forest so irresistible * The Times *
A terrific yarn * Independent on Sunday *
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A brilliant book! For any fans of David walliams or Diary of a Wimpy Kid. This is a very funny, fast paced read that you won't want to put down.
“By Rosella, age 12”
I liked this book because it was interesting but it was quite sad in some parts.
I thought that the plot was good because it was very different to other books and even had funny parts. The story was good at the end... More
“To be a Cat”
Barney Willow’s life is not all fun and games, far from it. His parents are divorced and then his father disappears. School is a nightmare, Gavin Needle and his gang make his school life utterly miserable and
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