Slobcat by Paul Geraghty

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Published by Macmillan Pub. Co., Maxwell Macmillan International Pub. Group in New York .

Written in English

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  • Cats -- Fiction.

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Although the family thinks of him as a very lazy cat, Slobcat has a secret life when no one is looking.

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Book details

StatementPaul Geraghty.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G29347 Sl 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1869146M
ISBN 100027358259
LC Control Number90027577
OCLC/WorldCa22952636

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The beautifully illustrated story of Slobcat, apparently the laziest cat in the world, who is actually a sort of feline superhero. He saves kittens from ferocious dogs and drives off wild animals and burglars/5(10).

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 5 Used from $ Manufacturer: Atheneum. One of a series of small-format paperback editions of popular picture books, this is the story of the secret life of a very lazy cat/5.

This attractive book transcends the dozens of stories about cats with secret second lives in a couple of significant ways: while the child-narrator describes her pet's indolent habits, the illustrations show him engaged in activities that are not only lively but sometimes heroic and/or amusing (he saves mice from a trap, but frightens off rats, a snake, and even a burglar); the precise watercolors include some Author: Paul Geraghty.

Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: English: 1st American edView all editions and formats Summary: Although the family thinks of him as a very lazy cat, Slobcat has a secret life when no one is.

Synopsis Slobcat is so lazy that all he ever does is sleep. Or so his owner thinks. In fact on the quiet Slobcat is a real hero: rescuing kittens, frightening off snakes and burglars and ensuring he finds himself a really tasty supper down at the fishmonger's.

Slobcat is surely the laziest cat that ever lived. So say his owners but do they know even half of what he gets up to when they’re not around. “An entertaining peek at the secret life of a cat, and a clever first lesson in irony” - Doubleday Bookclub.

The beautifully illustrated story of Slobcat, apparently the laziest cat in the world, who is actually a sort of feline superhero. He saves kittens from ferocious dogs and drives off wild animals and burglars/5(12). Slobcat is so lazy that all he ever does is sleep.

Or so his owner thinks. In fact on the quiet Slobcat is a real hero: rescuing kittens, frightening off snakes and burglars and ensuring he finds himself a really tasty supper down at the fishmonger's. The beautifully illustrated story of Slobcat, apparently the laziest cat in the world, who is actually a sort of feline superhero.

He saves kittens from ferocious dogs and drives off /5(5). Written by the author of "Look Out, Patrick", "The Bungle in the Jungle", "The Giraffe Who Got in a Knot", "Over the Steamy Swamp" and "The Great Knitting Needle Hunt", this is the story of one cat's precarious, and very secret, life.

Unpaginated. Signed by the author. Pictorial paper cover. Contains colour illustrations. Pages remain bright and clear throughout with occasional thumb marking present. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marki. The book has a clever style where every single page visually contradicts what the young narrator is telling her reader.

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You may also like. Slobcat’s owner thinks he is the laziest cat in the whole world but when you find out what slobcat is really getting up to, you realise what clever creatures cats are.

In his spare time, Slobcat is thieving fresh fish from the shop, saving kittens from terrifying dogs – and mice from scary mouse traps – keeping the rats at bay and. Buy "Slobcat (Red Fox picture books)" on Amazon A successful combination of text and illustration makes this an interesting and demanding story.

Slobcat is viewed from two perspectives, that of his young owner and that of his other life. What do you think you will like about this book. Children would love this book. Adults would love this book too. Paul has won lots of awards because children love his books.

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A children's book called Slobcat sets up and subverts this trope. The narrator spends the book explaining, in detail, how their pet cat does nothing but sleep and eat all day, practically embodying the trope. But the pictures show that as soon as the narrator stops watching him, Slobcat sneaks off to have adventures, protect kittens and.

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