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Varjak Paw

Author: S F Said; Dave McKean
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : David Fickling Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Guided by the spirit of his legendary Mesopotamian ancestor, Jalal, Varjak Paw, a pure-bred cat, leaves his home and pampered existence and sets out to save his feline family from the evil Gentleman who took away their owner, the Contessa.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's books
Dust jackets
Illustrated books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S F Said; Dave McKean
ISBN: 0385604157 9780385604154
OCLC Number: 50938878
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: SF Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean.

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Varjak Paw is a Mesopotamian Blue kitten. He lives high up in an old house on a hill. He's never left home, but then his grandfather tells him about the Way - a secret martial art for cats. Now  Read more...

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"A beguiling tale that sticks in the memory. The cat's whiskers" The Sunday Times "Stylish, original and inventive, Varjak Paw is a modern children's classic" "Dazzling" The New York Times "The book Read more...

 
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