The Staircase Cat – Thompson, Colin

<p>The Staircase Cat</p>

Title

The Staircase Cat

Author

Thompson, Colin

Illustrator

Pignataro, Anna

Publisher

Hodder Headline

Published Date

1998

Annotation

In this picture book, a cat lives a solitary life in his home, damaged by war. His family and all the villagers have left. Patiently the cat waits, hoping his family and the villagers will return and homes will be rebuilt. In a heart-warming conclusion, his family does return after years away, and they are happily reunited.

Key Concepts

Family, Hope, Resilience, War

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, HASS, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807