A Cat Called Penguin

(3 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5)

Publisher: Scholastic

When a stray kitten turned up on Alfie’s doorstep, his wish that no-one would come forward to claim it comes true and Penguin is now his constant companion. Among other things, the two spend hours adventuring in the overgrown garden of the elderly lady next door, knowing she rarely ventures out. It’s a shock when her relatives move in and they lose their playground but worse than that, the young girl takes a shine to Penguin and seems determined to lure him away from Alfie.

An entertaining story for fluent younger readers which is complemented by pen and ink illustrations and would also be suitable for reading aloud to groups.

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

A Bear Called Paddington

Author: Michael Bond Illustrator: Peggy Fortnum

Paddington, the brown bear from darkest Peru, is found by the Brown family on Paddington Station with his hat, duffel coat and marmalade sandwiches.

Read more about A Bear Called Paddington

Paddington Here and Now

Author: Michael Bond Illustrator: Peggy Fortnum

Half a century after he first appeared in print, Paddington Bear is back.

Read more about Paddington Here and Now