Tabby McTat, the Musical Cat by Julia Donaldson

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A purr-fectly rollicking adventure from superstars Donaldson & Scheffler!

Tabby McTat loves his life on the streets with his owner, Fred, singing (and caterwauling) for coins that people throw in Fred's hat. But one day, Fred is in an accident, and the two are separated! Will Tabby and Fred find their way back to each other?

From the creators of A Gold Star for Zog and Stick Man, Tabby McTat is a touching story of friendship, loyalty, singing - and kittens!

About Julia Donaldson

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Julia Donaldson has written many picture books and novels for young readers, and currently serves as the UK Children's Laureate. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland, with her husband, Malcolm.Axel Scheffler's award-winning books include ROOM ON THE BROOM, THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE, and THE GRUFFALO. His illustrations have been published in more than thirty countries. He lives in London, England.
Published August 6, 2009 by Alison Green Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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/ The two of them sang of this and that, / And people threw coins in an old checked hat.” One day, Tabby goes for a walk while Fred, the busker, eats his lunch, and Tabby meets a pretty, black kitty.

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Tabby’s meow is “loud and strong”—in fact, he’s one half of a busking act with his owner, Fred: “MEEE-EW and the old guitar,/ How PURRRR-fectly happy we are.” Tabby and Fred are separated by various twists of fate, and Tabby finds love and an even more idyllic life with his belovedâ...

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“Tabby McTat was a busker’s cat/With a meow that was loud and strong,” and he and his owner, Fred, the guitar-playing busker, are perfectly happy in their partnership of meowing and singing for money.

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