The Astronaut's Cat

Tohby Riddle
AUD $24.99

A delightful story that celebrates the wonders of the Moon, the curiosity of cats and the precious beauty of Earth.

The astronaut's cat is an inside cat.
And she likes it like that.

The astronaut's cat is an inside cat - on the Moon! But she dreams about the strange outside world - and the mysterious blue ball that rises into the ink-black sky . . .

A wonderfully whimsical, funny and surprising story of a very unusual 'inside cat' - by one of Australia's finest picture-book creators. Perfect for readers who are intrigued or inspired by the landscapes of the Moon and the Earth - or fascinated by the inner life of cats.

Author bio:

Tohby Riddle is a internationally award-winning author, illustrator and cartoonist based in Katoomba, NSW. He has written and illustrated many well-loved picture books and illustrated books (including Unforgotten, Nobody Owns the Moon and The Greatest Gatsby: a visual book of grammar); was the cartoonist for Good Weekend magazine for nearly ten years; and is a former editor of The School Magazine, a literary magazine for children. In 2018, one of the world's greatest living writers, Haruki Murakami, translated Tohby's book My Uncle's Donkey into Japanese, after discovering it in a Melbourne bookshop. His picture book Here Comes Stinkbug! was named a 2019 CBCA Honour Book, and his most recent book is the widely acclaimed Yahoo Creek: an Australian mystery.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781760524944
Awards: Longlisted Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book, Australian Book Design Awards 2021 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: March 2020
Page Extent: 32
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 4 - 8
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational

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