Time Cat

Time Cat by Lloyd Alexander

☆☆☆☆/5
Genre: Juvenile Fiction/Classic

12/Clearly not 40 THE GREAT READING BINGE OF 2016

Just Because Book

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“Where do you think cats go when you are looking all over and can’t find them?…And have you ever noticed a cat suddenly appear in a room when you were sure the room was empty? Or disappear and you can’t imagine where he went?”

This was a fun and delightful quick read. It follows after Jason and Gareth, a beautiful black cat with a strange white marking upon his chest. Apparently cats don’t have 9 lives, but they can’t visit 9 points in time. Jason and Gareth take off on an adventure through different points in history and shows different civilizations the importance of cats.

I loved this book and thought it captured the mannerisms of cats perfectly. It was also a good rendition of brief history for young readers. From Egypt to Ireland, you meet a cast of famous historical figures.

I highly recommend this to any cat lover. 🙂 (and I always knew cats had a built in Tardis!!)

“What civilization would be complete without a cat? What greater blessing to the home than a kindly watchful eye of this tiger of the fireside?”

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