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Posy

By Linda Newbery
Illustrated by Catherine Rayner

  • Paperback
  • £5.99

Posy may be one of the cheekiest, most inquisitive kittens around but that doesn't stop her being the most lovable one too! Follow the delightful Posy kitten as she bounces and pounces through her adventure-filled day. This beautifully illustrated picture book by an award-winning author and illustrator team is bound to be adored by cat lovers of all ages, everywhere!

Illustrated by Catherine Rayner, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Biographical Notes

As a child, Linda Newbery used to dream of being an author, and used to do a lot of secret writing in her bedroom. It was much later, when Linda was an English teacher, that her first young adult novel, Run with the Hare, was published by HarperCollins. Gradually, she became a full-time author. Sisterland was shortlisted for the Carnegie Award and The Shell House was shortisted for the Carnegie and Guardian book prize. Linda won the Costa Children`s Book Prize with Set in Stone. Posy is Linda's first picture book. Catherine Rayner's first book, Augustus and His Smile, was nominated for the V&A Illustration Award, and the Greenaway, and won the Bookstart Best New Illustrator Award. Catherine also exhibits her work at art galleries where her screen prints are very much in demand. Cat lives in Edinburgh.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781843625100
  • Publication date: 02 Apr 2009
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Exceptionally lovely ... written and illustrated by true animal lovers — Inis Magazine
A delight ... Always perfectly pitched and never patronising ... Posy will become a classic — The Bookbag
The text ... positively encourages word-play ...inspirational stuff — School Librarian
A charming book that could become a family favourite — Waterstone's Books Quarterly
Brilliantly captures the joyful bundle of existence that is a kitten — Early Years Educator
Just delightful — Edinburgh Evening News
"A charmuing book that could become a family favourite." — Octavia Karavla - Waterstones - Books Quaterly
A bouncy pouncy Kitten with infectious enthusiasm is just delightful. — Edinburgh Evening News
Undeniably cute. — New York Times
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