Winston and the Marmalade Cat

Publisher: Puffin

Review

Animal lover Harry is desperate for a pet of his own. He’s been helping out at the RSPCA shelter and is thrilled when he has to rescue his first ever animal. The little ginger cat is caught in a filthy pipe, and when Harry pulls him out, he is sure he wants to keep him – but the little cat is being eyed up by someone very important.

Little Houdini, as Harry names him, is a potential present for ex-Prime Minster Sir Winston Churchill!

History and animals come together in this young fiction title, aimed at fans of Michael Morpurgo. The gentle inclusion of key historical facts and information on the life of Churchill makes this a great book to read alongside World War history in schools, while the animal story keeps it accessible for all. A charming tale that is sure to warm hearts, young and old.

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