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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Animals / Cats
  • Language:English
  • Pages:15
  • eBook ISBN:9780980726237

Patchy Scratchy

by Anne Garton

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Overview
Patchy Scratchy is a cat who is allergic to wool. He is teased because of this. He becomes a hero when he saves a kitten. A great story for teaching children how they can beat the odds if they try.
Description
Patchy Scratchy is a cat who is allergic to wool. His fur gets all patchy and thin which is why he got his name. The cats in the neighbourhood won't play with Patchy Scratchy because they think he is odd. They are rude and nasty to Patchy, calling him names. One day Patchy jumps into a flooded stormwater drain to save a kitten. He then becomes a hero and everybody wants to know him. The nasty cats try to win his friendship, but Patchy has gained so much more than friends--his own self-respect.
About the author
Anne Garton trained as a Science and Social Science teacher over 28 years ago at Rusden, Victoria College, now part of Deakin University. She has over 24 years teaching experience and has been writing text books for both primary and secondary students since 1993. Anne has tutored science in England and worked as a Double Helix Science Officer for CSIRO in Queensland. She has taught a variety of subjects to children of all ages in Victoria and Queensland. She therefore has a wealth of experience in writing for different age groups and producing stories that children love and can identify with. Other titles by Anne Garton Secondary Series Science Moves 1,2,3,4 and Science Moves Teacher Resource Books 1,2,3,4 Rigby Heinemann Australia Pty Ltd http://www.hi.com.au Science Essentials 1,2,3,4 and Science Essentials Teacher Resource Books 1,2,3,4 Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd www.macmillan.com.au Science for Life Books 1,2,3,4 and Science for Life Teacher Resource Books 1,2,3,4 Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd www.macmillan.com.au Primary Series Science in the Classroom 1,2,3 Oxford University Press Australia Pty Ltd http://www.oup.com.au/ Livewire Investigates Series: Natural Resources, The Space Race, Our Solar System, Ecosystems, The Changing Earth, Genetic Engineering Cambridge University Press Australia Pty Ltd http://www.Cambridge.edu.au.
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