The Bookshop Cat by Cindy Wume

The Bookshop Cat by Cindy Wume  (Author)


Publisher ‏ : ‎         Macmillan Children’s Books; Main Market edition (27 May 2021)

Paperback ‏ : ‎      32 pages

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1529041279

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1529041279

Reading age ‏ : ‎   3 – 6 years


A joyous and dazzlingly original picture book about a beloved bookshop cat, the power of reading and the importance of family and community, from exciting new talent Cindy Wume.

The Bookshop Cat loves his job at the Children’s Bookshop, where he spends his time reading, purring and recommending his favourite books to all the children that come into the shop. But one day, disaster strikes! The bookshop is flooded, and the children stop coming to visit. With a bit of help from his family and friends, the Bookshop Cat comes up with a brilliant plan to bring the Children’s Bookshop back to life!

About the Author

Cindy Wume is a freelance illustrator from Tainan, Taiwan. She came to the UK in 2014 to study Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, having always had a passion for drawing and illustration. Her artwork was selected for the 2016 Bologna Children’s Book Fair Exhibition and Cindy’s debut picture book, The Best Sound in the World, was longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize.