Old Roly the cat is tired - he sleeps all day. Mum and Dad and the kids all know he can't live much longer, but what will happen when he dies? The children grieve when Roly passes, but then a new cat appears and gradually finds her place in the household. The new cat, Sausage, seems to be everywhere, but Roly is still there in the children's hearts, and they know he will always be with them. The death of a pet can be especially difficult for children. Michael Rosen helps ease this process with this moving story featuring Priscilla Lamont's thoughtful illustrations.
|Publisher:||Frances Lincoln Children's Books|
|Edition description:||First Trade Paper Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.25(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Priscilla Lamont studied graphic design at Canterbury College of Art. A full-time artist, she is a portrait painter as well as a successful children's book illustrator, Her books include Baby Rhyme Time (ISBN 9781845077143), Lovely Old Roly (ISBN 9780711214897) with Michael Rosen, The Hurricane Tree with Libby Purves and Little Bo Beep on the Nursery Rhyme Crimes series. She lives near Canterbury, Kent.
Michael Rosen is an enormously successful and popular writer, poet, scriptwriter, performer and broadcaster. Winner of the Smarties Award, the Other Award and the Signal Poets Award, he has written more than a hundred children's titles. In 1997 he won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for his outstanding contribution to children's literature, and in 2007 he became the Children's Laureate.
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