The Resource Varjak Paw, S.F. Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean

Varjak Paw, S.F. Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean

Label
Varjak Paw
Title
Varjak Paw
Statement of responsibility
S.F. Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Guided by the spirit of his legendary Mesopotamian ancestor, Jalal, Varjak Paw, a pure-bred cat, leaves his home and pampered existence and sets out to save his family from the evil Gentleman who took their owner, the Contessa, away
Summary
Mesopotamian Blue cat, Varjak Paw, has never been Outside before; he and his family have always lived in the isolated house at the top of the hill. But Varjak is forced out into the city when the sinister Gentleman and his two menacing cats take over his home. With help from his mystical ancestor, Jalal, Varjak manages to overcome challenges such as self-survival and a threat from the gangland cats, and he ultimately discovers the terrifying secrets behind the Vanishings. But can he save his own family from their fate?
Theme
Character
Award
Nestle Children's Book Prize for Six to Eight Year Olds, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
122334
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Said, S. F
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.S1325
LC item number
Var 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 6
Reading level
3.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McKean, Dave
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cats
  • Family life
  • Snobs and snobbishness
  • Friendship
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Martial arts
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Varjak Paw, S.F. Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
52071045
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780385750196
Lccn
2003040106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Varjak Paw, S.F. Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
52071045
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780385750196
Lccn
2003040106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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