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Macmillan Children's, Feb 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 228 pages
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One brave cat and her incredible journey...Amid the terrifying times of WWII she leads the way to safety, out of the blazing hell of blitzed Coventry. People touch her for luck; fear her as an omen of disaster. Wherever she goes, she changes lives.Her determination never wavers, she is the Blitzcat.

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User Review  - Corwin - Goodreads

I was at first put off by the simple language of the book until I realized it was listed under juvenile literature. This is an incredible tale about an incredible cat, who manages to find his person ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Robert Westall was born in 1929 in Tyneside, UK, where he grew up during the Second World War. He studied Fine Art and Sculpture, and for many years taught in schools throughout the North of England. His first novel for children, "The Machine Gunners" won the Carnegie Medal in 1975, and he became the first writer to win the Medal twice with "The Scarecrow" in 1982. He received the Smarties Prize in 1989 for "Blitzcat", and the Guardian Award in 1993 for "The Kingdom By The Sea". Robert Westall died in 1993.

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