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Maya and Cat - Caroline Magerl

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2018
ISBN: 9781921977282
Number Of Pages: 40

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Maya and Cat is an inspiring picture book about friendship and resilience from one of Australia’s most renowned author–illustrators.

On a roof, as wet as a seal, as grey as a puddle, Cat was rumbling, a rumbly purr. What does Cat want most? Feather boas? Pretty pink shoelaces? A boatful of fish under a tiny tin sail – or perhaps something much more valuable? Affectionate and evocative, Maya and Cat follows a child’s kindly impulse to an unexpected conclusion.

  • Caroline Magerl is a renowned author/illustrator whose stunning artwork has been exhibited widely overseas and in Australia.
  • This is an inspiring picture book about friendship, resilience and problem-solving.
  • The perfect book for preschool-aged children who love being read to, and the parents, grandparents and teachers who love sharing stories with the children in their care.

About the Author

Caroline Magerl was born near Frankfurt in Germany and came to Australia when she was two. She lived on the yacht her family built until she was fourteen. In 2001 Caroline won the Children's Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for new talent in children's book illustration for her picture book Grandma's Shoes (written by Libby Hathorn). Since then she has been awarded a May Gibbs Fellowship and received an ASA children's picture book grant to work on her book Hasel and Rose. Nowadays she is a full-time artist, illustrator and printmaker. Maya and Cat is Caroline's first book with Walker.

Industry Reviews

Affectionate and evocative * Kids' Book Review *

absolutely delightful


I've recommended this book to our local pre-school



Maya and Cat

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ISBN: 9781921977282
ISBN-10: 1921977280
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st August 2018
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 25.2  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.46