A Cat Called Trim (Hardcover)

By Corinne Fenton, Craig Smith (Illustrator)

A & U Children, 9781760631840, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2020

List Price: 16.99*
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Trim was a cat born for adventure.

This is the true story of a courageous, mischievous, and fearless cat called Trim, who sailed with Matthew Flinders on his voyages to map the coastline of Australia and beyond. From creators Corinne Fenton and Craig Smith, this charming picture book brings Trim's story to life.

About the Author

Corinne Fenton is the author of Queenie: One Elephant's Story, The Dog on the Tuckerbox, and Bob the Railway Dog, which was named an outstanding book on the 2017 USBBY OIB Honour list. Craig Smith is the illustrator of more than 400 books, including Heather Fell in the Water, I Was Only Nineteen, Remarkably Rexy, Where Are You, Banana?

Praise For A Cat Called Trim

"All the tenderness, respect and fascination that people feel for zoo animals—and some of the cruelty that people inflict, too—resides in the pages of Queenie, a lovely, elegiac picture book." —Wall Street Journal on Queenie