Come down, cat!

Come down cat Nicholas tries everything to get his cat to come down from the roof to no avail When it starts to rain he is determined to come to her rescue
  • Title: Come down, cat!
  • Author: Sonya Hartnett Lucia Masciullo
  • ISBN: 9780670074754
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Come down, cat!
    Nicholas tries everything to get his cat to come down from the roof to no avail When it starts to rain, he is determined to come to her rescue.
    Come down, cat! By Sonya Hartnett Lucia Masciullo,
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  • Sonya Hartnett Lucia Masciullo

    Sonya Hartnett also works under the pseudonym Cameron S Redfern is, or was, something of an Australian child prodigy author She wrote her first novel at the age of thirteen, and had it published at fifteen Her books have also been published in Europe and North America Her novels have been published traditionally as young adult fiction, but her writing often crosses the divide and is also enjoyed by adults I chose to narrate the story through a child because people like children, they WANT to like them, says Sonya Hartnett of THURSDAY S CHILD, her brilliantly original coming of age story set during the Great Depression Harper the young narrator is the reason you get sucked into the characters Even I, who like to distance myself from my characters, felt protective of her The acclaimed author of several award winning young adult novels the first written when she was just 13 Australian native Sonya Hartnett says she wrote THURSDAY S CHILD in a mere three months It just pulled itself together, she says I d wanted to set a story in the Depression for some time, in an isolated community that was strongly supportive Once the dual ideas of the boy who tunneled and the young girl as narrator gelled, it almost wrote itself I had the cast, I had the setting, I just said go Accustomed to writing about edgy young adult characters, Sonya Hartnett says that identifying with a seven year old protagonist was a challenge at first I found her difficult to approach, she admits I m not really used to children But once I started, I found you could have fun with her she could tell lies, she could deny the truth Whereas most children know only what adults want them to know, the author discovered she could bypass that limitation by turning Harper into an eavesdropper and giving her older siblings to reveal realities In her second book with Candlewick Press, WHAT THE BIRDS SEE, Sonya Hartnett once again creates a portrait of childhood This time the subject is Adrian, a nine year old boy living in the suburbs with his gran and Uncle For Adrian, childhood is shaped by fear his dread of quicksand, shopping centers, and self combustion Then one day, three neighborhood children vanish an incident based on a real case in Australia in the 1960s and Adrian comes to see just how tenuous his safety net is In speaking about Adrian, the author provocatively reveals parallels between herself and her character She says, Adrian is me in many respects, and many of the things that happen to him happened to me Sonya Hartnett s consistently inspired writing has built her a legion of devotees Of THURSDAY S CHILD, Newbery Honor winning author Carolyn Coman says, Hartnett s beautifully rendered vision drew me in from the very start and carried me along, above and under ground, to the very end This book amazed me The achingly beautiful WHAT THE BIRDS SEE has just as quickly garnered critical acclaim Notes PUBLISHERS WEEKLY in a starred review, Hartnett again captures the ineffable fragility of childhood in this keenly observed tale Sophisticated readers will appreciate the work s acuity and poetic integrity Sonya Hartnett s third young adult novel, STRIPES OF THE SIDESTEP WOLF was named an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults.Sonya Hartnett lives near Melbourne, Australia Her most recent novels are SURRENDER, a mesmerizing psychological thriller, and THE SILVER DONKEY, a gently told fable for middle grade readers.

  • 767 Comments

  • A really delightfully old fashioned story about a cat who will not come down from the roof of the protagonist s house and how Nichola recues her.Liltling and whimsical illustrations quite different from Masciullo s last collaboration with Harnett The Boy and The Toy lend this story a very European flavour I imagine this is a book which will be sold into Europe and the Americas.Shortlisted for CBCA Book of the Year Early Childhood Catergory Although I really enjoyed this book, and know that young [...]


  • My little man read this for his reader tonight and we both quite liked it, but I think that much of the subtle overcoming your fears message was very lost to him he liked the cat I realllly didn t like the boy going up the 2 storey rickety ladder himself.



  • Lesson y, kind of cute, definitely comforting for kids with li l fears, but kind of a blah story in the entertainment department.


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