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Kept Me On The Edge on the edge seat throughout Varjak Paw belongs to a family of Mesopotamian Blue pedigree cats who are owned by the Contessa However she has rarely been seen recently and when a mysterious gentleman turns p with two ncanny black cats of his own the Contessa disappears Being only concerned with comfort safety and good food Varjak s family are blissfully ignorant of the dangers Varjak can sense Plus Varjak with his yellow eyes something no true blue would ever be proud of has never really fitted in Only Elder Paw trusts and believes Varjak Elder s tales of their ancestor Jalal have always inspired Varjak and filled him with a longing for Now with his family in danger Varjak must be inspired once this time into action and to venturing into the Outside Varjak must face many dangers cat gangs cars dogs and the strange Vanishings before he can fulfil his potential and save his friends and family Will Varjak ever belong Follow him as he learns important lessons not least how to believe in yourself and to recognise true friendship There is adventure and mystery in this novel along with a smattering of martial arts and a touch of 101 Dalmatians The effect of the language is wonderful and is accompanied by subtle yet effective images It was one that I instantly wanted to read aloud so dramatic is the action A wonderful read especially for a confirmed cat person first let s focus on the artwork because i saw this cover somewhere and i knew that i needed to read this book no matter what its contents i really do love dave mckean he has been responsible for some of my favorite jonathan carroll covers and the man just really knows how to draw catshe manages to get cat mannerisms down perfectly with such an economy of line i love it the only person whose cats even come close and with a totally different tone is jeffrey brownhe gets all the cute stuff mckean settles for the slinky creepy dangerous catsfortunately for me the book is also very good it is the story of a purebred housecat who goes on a mission to find a dog in order to rescue. Two menacing cats take over his home With help from his mystical ancestor Jalal Varjak manages to overcome challenges such as self survival and a threat from the gangland cats and he ltimately discovers the terrifying Can t believe this brilliant book has "Escaped Me For So Long Beautifully Written "me for so long Beautifully written illustrated Possibly too challenging for my Y3 class but keen
TO SHARE WIDELY WITH ALL CHILDREN share widely with all children KS2 Almost a life manual for The Greek Tycoons Mistress us all The idea that no one is too special to help others and that comfort zones holds back seem to have special relevance to the UK s current treatment of refugeesClever writing and brilliant characters it s easy sometimes to forget it s about cats Varjak Paw is a Mesopotamium Blue kitten living in a house on top of a hill he has never left the high walls that surround the Contessa s garden His family are happy to recline in the knowledge that a strange man will feed them caviar as they admire their own handsome pedigree Varjak however is bored an outcast Tikki Tikki Tembo unlike his siblings his name doesn t begin with J and he has eyes the colour of danger he is desperate to see the world outside of the contessa s house Armed with the wise words of Elder paw Varjak learns the way of Jalal an ancient marshall art passed down through his ancestorsI am currently reading this book with my 3c guided reading group A great text for inference and discussion about feelings Varjak is bullied by his siblings and endsp entering in to a dark world of gangs and danger I read this over 2
Nights And Thoroughly Enjoyed and thoroughly enjoyed and the story really engaged my group from the very beginningI am looking forward to reading the next installment The Outlaw Varjak Paw Book no 1 of the 16 cat bookshttptheliteraturevixenbooklikescVarjak Paw is the only one in his family of noble Mesopotamian Blue cats whose eyes arent green and he is constantly teased and ridiculed for this reasonHis older brother even claims this is the reason their owner the Contessa has stoppedvisiting them and only stays in her room One who doesnt make fun of him is his grandfather the Elder Paw and Varjak loves to listen to him tell stories about their ancestor J I bought this at a book sale one day and I only bought it because it had a cat on its coverand I am not disappointed What can I say I m a cat personAlthough this is of a children s book and I could totally predict what could Mesopotamian Blue cat Varjak Paw has never been Outside before; he and his family have always lived in the isolated house at the top of the hill But Varjak is forced out into the city when the sinister Gentleman and his.
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But For Younger ChildrenHowever It S Also for younger childrenHowever it s also excellent book McKean s illustrations are perfect for the characters and the storyVarjak is a young Mesopotamian Blue cat who s been brought Bidding on Her Boss (The Hawke Brothers, up to think he s something special However when his owner disappears and a strange and sinister man appears in his family s house a dream connection with his legendary ancestor leads him to venture into the dangerous outside world where he learns to reevaluate his priorities as well asesting to save his family from the danger he s sure they re inIt s a sweet story but it s also got some genuinely spooky elements and it s definitely in the realm of the fantasticOh yeah and did I mention how excellent Dave McKean s illustrations are He rocks I originally gave this book 2 stars I felt it was Hoofd in de wolken (Puffin Island unrealistic and dull no doubt because the whole idea of a kung fu cat turned me off before I had even started reading so I didn t give it a chance Upon discussion I realised I was beingnfair and was persuaded to re read it The second time I found myself liking the characters even though I knew the ending I still worried when they were in danger and felt their true friendships on the cold hard streets of the city I willed them on their way I realised how brave Varjak was how fiercely loyal Holly was and how gentle and sweet Tam was and enjoyed the characters and the story with much depth Brilliant book Vividly imagined by SF Said with stunning illustrations by Dave McKean This is a must read for MG fans. Ecrets behind the Vanishings But can he save his own family from their fate With wonderful integrated illustrations from acclaimed comic book artist Dave McKean this book will appeal to all ages From the Hardcover editio. .