Holly Webb Animal Stories #43: The Loneliest Kitten

Emily is delighted when she gets a gorgeous tabby kitten, Charlie. He’s lively and frisky and perfect! But then Emily is picked to join her school football team. Now she doesn’t have time to play with a pet anymore. Poor Charlie! He’s sad and lonely and bored. He doesn’t understand why Emily ignores him. So one day, he wanders over the back wall – and meets a cat-loving lady who makes a big fuss of him. But when he stops coming back at night, Emily is heartbroken. Where is Charlie going? What if he doesn’t want to be her kitten any more?

  • Heartwarming young animal fiction from Holly Webb
  • Holly’s animal stories have sold over a million copies
  • From a bestselling series for newly confident readers
  • The perfect stepping-stone into trying longer novels

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  • Holly Webb

    Holly is the best-selling author of lots of brilliant books including the Molly’s Magic, Animalmagic and Rose series.

  • Sophy Williams

    Sophy Williams was short-listed for the Mother Goose Award for her first book, ‘When Grandma Came’ by Jill Paton-Walsh, and since then has illustrated numerous other celebrated titles. She lives near Bath with her husband and two sons. ‘[Sophy] knows how to create atmosphere and drama . . . masterly’ – Mother Goose Award Panel.

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