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The Improbable Cat

by Allan Ahlberg

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Published by Random House Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24263442M
ISBN 109780307531827
OCLC/WorldCa465219050

The Improbable Cat by award-winning children's writer Allan Ahlberg is a brief-but-spooky little book that sends shivers down the spine. A seemingly harmless kitten arrives, impossibly cute and limping, in the Burrell family's garden begging them to take care of it with its big eyes and adorable fluffiness.4/5(9). The Improbable Cat by Allan Ahlberg, Peter Bailey (Illustrator) starting at $ The Improbable Cat has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

  The improbable cat by Ahlberg, Allan; Bailey, Peter, ill. Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. A strange creature, which initially looks like a cat, appears in the yard of Davy's house one day and proceeds to destroy his family's life by "hypnotizing" everyone but Davy and his little brother Borrow this Pages: Read "The Improbable Cat" by Allan Ahlberg available from Rakuten Kobo. It all begins when David’s family takes in a stray kitten. At least that’s what Brand: Random House Children's Books.

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"The Improbable Cat" is a weirdly beguiling young people's horror story. The language is simple, but descriptive and emotionally effective, and the book is dotted with small, intricate cross-hatched pen drawings/5.

It's as if Ahlberg wanted to tell the same story but through two entirely different lenses. "Cat Baby" is all sweetness and light and cuddly adorablenesses.

"Improbable Cat", on the other hand, is made up of darkness and insanity and mood and horror. In spite of its small size, this is a book for kids between fourth and sixth grade/5(8). "Improbable Cat", on the other hand, is made up of darkness and insanity and mood and horror. In spite of its small size, this is a book for kids between fourth and sixth grade.

It's an exercise in atmosphere. Writing years later, our hero in this book is twelve-year-old David Burrell. He lives a pretty normal life with his librarian father /5(13). The Improbable Cat - Kindle edition by Ahlberg, Allan, Peter Bailey.

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It's as if Ahlberg wanted to tell the same story but through two entirely different lenses. "Cat Baby" is all sweetness and light and cuddly adorablenesses. "Improbable Cat", on the other hand, is made up of darkness and insanity and mood and horror. In spite of its small size, this is a book for kids between fourth and sixth grade/5(13).

(Macavity, a cat criminal, was based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s Professor Moriarty.) Eliot drew the book’s cover illustration: a dandy helping a line of cats climb over a wall. The book. Improbable, his first novel, has been translated into more than five languages and won the International Thriller Writers Award for best first novel.

His second novel, Empathy, has been published in in German, Japanese and Turkish/5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Improbable Cat by Allan Ahlberg at Barnes & Noble.

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Pages: The Improbable Cat - Ebook written by Allan Ahlberg. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Improbable Cat.5/5(1). Do not be deceived by the diminutive trim size and aloofly posed but pettable-looking feline on the cover: there's nothing warm or fuzzy about this eerie tale of a family enslaved by an adopted stray.

The kitten that slips into the yard one day seems to hypnotize everyone in the Burrell family except baby Luke, the dog Billy&#;and narrator David, 12, who watches with increasing.

Get this from a library. The improbable cat. [Allan Ahlberg; Peter Bailey] -- A strange creature, which initially looks like a cat, appears in the yard of Davy's house one day and proceeds to destroy his family's life by "hypnotizing" everyone but Davy and his little brother.

THE IMPROBABLE CAT Allan Ahlberg, Author, Peter Bailey, Illustrator, illus. by Peter Bailey. Delacorte $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Get this from a library. The improbable cat. [Allan Ahlberg; Peter Bailey] -- A seemingly harmless kitten limps into the Burrell family's garden.

The kitten gets bigger and bigger and soon the family, apart from the narrator David, are in thrall to the creature.

They slowly. About The Improbable Cat. It all begins when David’s family takes in a stray kitten. At least that’s what the creature appears to be. But David and his faithful dog, Billy, immediately sense something terribly amiss.

Then indeed “something crazy—impossible—horrific” happens. Author:Ahlberg, Allan. The Improbable Cat. Book Binding:Paperback / softback.

All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in   The Improbable Cat Allen Ahlberg Illustrated by Peter Bailey Delacorte Press, From the dust jacket, “It all begins when David’s family takes in a stray kitten.

At least, that’s what the creature appears to be. But David and his faithful dog, Billy, immediately sense something terribly amiss. Then indeed “something crazy—impossible—horrific” happens.”.

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In another improbable twist, I actually enjoyed this light contemporary romance. After reading (and not liking) the first book in this series, and knowing that this sequel features a playboy love interest, I was leery of Statistically it was a Kindle freebie, and already sitting in my Kindle app/5.Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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