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THE CAT WHO WANTED TO GO HOME

by | Read by Maureen Lipman

Children Ages 6+ • 55 min. • Unabridged • © 1972

Suzy the cat loves her life in France, where she lives with a fisherman and his four sons. One day she falls asleep in a basket that turns out to be attached to a hot air balloon, and she finds herself in England, with a body of dreaded water between her and her home. Suzy takes up residence with kindly Aunt Josephine and day after day tries to find a way across the water. Maureen Lipman gives a capable reading of this short chapter book. Suzy's meow is a bit grating, but all is made up by Lipman's wonderful voice for Aunt Josephine's parrot, Biff. Much of this story is truly funny, even if the end is bittersweet. A.F. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 03]

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Formats

Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 2003

CS ISBN 0754063658 $9.95 • One cassettes

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