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Oscar the Ferry Cat - (Oscar and Friends) by Molly Arbuthnott (Hardcover)

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  • Oscar is an ordinary cat living in Scotland until one day his life is turned upside down when he finds himself alone on a ferry.
  • 4-8 Years
  • 8.6" x 8.6" Hardcover
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Animals
  • Series Name: Oscar and Friends


About the Book

Scottish Siamese cat Oscar's life is upended when he finds himself alone on a ferry.

Book Synopsis

Oscar is an ordinary cat living in Scotland until one day his life is turned upside down when he finds himself alone on a ferry. Will he ever find a friend and somewhere he can call home Oscar the Ferry Cat is based on a true life event - in April 2014 Molly Arbuthnott lost her family cat on a Caledonian MacBrayne ferry. Though Oscar was never seen again his memory is now immortalized in the minds of all the children who read this tale.

Review Quotes

Such a delightful read. Long may Oscar and his adventures continue!
Rose Leslie, actress, Ygritte from Game of Thrones and Clare from The Time Traveler's Wife

This is an utterly entrancing book--a story that is beautifully told and exquisitely illustrated.
Alexander McCall Smith, author of the bestselling series of novels The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

I can't wait to share and enjoy Oscar the Ferry Cat with my four-year-old great-granddaughter and very much hope that we shall be treated to more of his adventures in a second book.
Mary Sheepshanks, author of Facing the Music and A Price for Everything

I love the illustrations and the conversations with various new friends.
Rosamunde Pilcher, OBE, author of The Shell Seekers and Winter Solstice

A beautiful story with exquisite illustrations.
Abi Elphinstone, author of children's books, including Ember Spark and the Thunder of Dragons

A curious cat for curious children. A sure winner!
Ned Lebow, Professor of International Political Theory, Kings College London, Honorary Fellow, University of Cambridge

This is a beautiful story of unexpected kindness and true sacrifice and care for one another across the animal kingdom. The long strokes of watercolour illustration made me feel the wind and water on my skin. I loved every page!
Odeya Nin, interdisciplinary musician, vocalist, and composer based in Los Angeles

I must admit I did love the two cats holding tails at the end!
As quoted by Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, from her series Fergie and Friends

About the Author

Molly is a teacher, author, editor, and academic from Scotland, UK. She's passionate about the promotion of children's literature. With a solid understanding of literature and the ability to read, she believes you can take on the world. She has completed an M.A. in Art History and an M.Ed in children's literature. She has gone on to write nine award-winning picture books. She uses experiences from life as inspiration for her writing. Agnes Treherne is a Sussex based illustrator who studied fine art at the University of Edinburgh.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.6 Inches (H) x 8.6 Inches (W) x .3 Inches (D)
Weight: .65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Series Title: Oscar and Friends
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals
Publisher: Select Books (NY)
Theme: Cats
Format: Hardcover
Author: Molly Arbuthnott
Language: English
Street Date: May 14, 2024
TCIN: 91384665
UPC: 9781590795668
Item Number (DPCI): 247-19-1051
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.3 inches length x 8.6 inches width x 8.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.65 pounds
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