When the Cat’s Away, Donna Gibbs

Children & Picture Book, Middle Grade

When The Cat’s Away, a picture book for young children, is set in Paris. A family of mice move into their new home beneath the Cafe des Chats. Gussie and her twin brother, Pierre, are keen to explore their new surroundings. It is not long before Pierre’s nose for adventure puts his life at risk and takes them far away. It takes some luck and all of Gussie’s bravery and ingenuity to stage his rescue. Their triumphant journey through the streets of Paris back to their home almost comes unstuck. And then at the very last minute they realise they have another problem – the resident cat is not quite as far away as they had hoped!

When the Cat’s Away is an adorable, memorable and incredibly entertaining children’s book that will easily delight and entertain young readers from start to finish. When the Cat’s Away is an incredible book that is unique thanks to its story; however, I adored this! Too many children books these days are generic and not unoriginal, so I welcome this book and the adorable story at the heart of it! As a mother, I love to recommend children books to fellow parents and guardians and When the Cat’s Away definitely has my approval thanks to its heartwarming moments and exciting story! Already I would recommend this book to all children but if you are not convinced just yet then read the rest of my review to find out more about this dazzling book!

When the Cat’s Away is an incredible book that children will love thanks to the entertaining journey, they will be taken on when reading When the Cat’s Away. When the Cat’s Away will take its young readers to beautiful Paris, and it is here that the reader will be introduced to a family of mice who have just moved into a new home ‘beneath the Café des Chats.’ There are many mice the reader will be introduced to, but the stars of the book are Gussie as well as her twin brother, Pierre. Gussie and Pierre are keen to explore their new home and surroundings, and so they begin an adventure. However, their adventure takes an unexpected turn when they find themselves far from home. The reader will have to follow this pair as they try and get back home quickly before danger captures them and this book lovers is the premise of this adorable story!

When the Cat’s Away is exceptional, and the lucky reader of the book will be taken on an unforgettable and captivating adventure. When the Cat’s Away has to be one of the most adorable, incredible and entertaining children books I have ever come across. As a mother who is keen on sharing astonishing books with fellow parents for their children, I am always on the lookout for the next best upcoming read, and it is safe for me to write that When the Cat’s Away is that read! When the Cat’s Away is an astounding, charming and excellent adventure novel that will have your children and children you know captivated as well as entertained and in awe throughout the book.

The story of When the Cat’s Away is outstanding and full of a host of poignant themes and messages thanks to the exceptional author Donna Gibbs. Gibbs throughout her book explores many topics and themes throughout her book, and all these themes are perfectly weaved together into one mesmerizing read, and the result is a delightful book that all children should read or be read!

Donna Gibbs is an exceptional author thanks to her impeccably well-developed story, but she is also an excellent writer thanks to the themes she explores throughout her story as well as her glorious descriptions. My children adored this book and they wanted to read it numerous times, and I believe this is thanks to the original story that combines many emotive and entertaining themes and because it is easy to read. There is no use of complicated or technical words throughout the book; instead, it is written in an easy to read, flawless way which will captivate and alight young readers minds with amazement. The illustrations laced throughout the book are just as phenomenal as the writing, and young readers will adore looking at them and pointing out the animals.

As When the Cat’s Away is an informative, moving, compelling and entertaining children’s book that all children should read, I, of course, have to award this book a dazzling five stars! So please, all parents please do buy and read this book for your child and all those that have young nephews, cousins, and nieces, etc should buy this book for them as it is one of the most charming children’s book I have ever encountered.

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts on When the Cat’s Away. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is click the Buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to the book on Amazon U.S.! If you are in the U.K. then below I have attached a link to the book for Amazon U.K..

Below I have attached some links about the author and this wonderful book so if you would like to learn more about the author and the book then please have a browse. Thank you so much again for reading book lovers, I can’t wait to read your thoughts on this book!

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Donna Gibbs: WebsiteLinkedInFacebook Book DepositoryThe MoshShopSmashwordsAmazon Author Page

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