David Fickling Books, Hardcover, 9780385752008, 208pp.
Publication Date: July 12, 2011
This second book in the exciting new middle-grade series about the adventures of a little girl and her three tiny Pocket Cats is sure to delight young independent readers.
When Maddy discovers another one of the cats has come to life, she can't wait to get to know Nibs and start using her new magical power. But Nibs doesn't seem very friendly, and she's here for a reason—there's a new problem to be solved. It doesn't take long for Maddy and Nibs to figure out who needs their help. Maddy's cousin Chloe is having trouble settling into her new school. She's so miserable that she's decided to run away. Can Maddy and Nibs use their Shadow Magic to stop her?
JOANNA HARRISON studied at St. Martin's School of Art and Goldsmith's College and went on to work at TVC Animation as an animator and storyboard artist. She worked on a variety of films and commercials and was part of the animation team behind Raymond Brigg's "The Snowman," "The Bear," and "When the Wind Blows." After the birth of her first child, Joanna began writing and illustrating children's books, including "Grizzly Dad." Joanna also teaches animation at a school in Oxford.