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  • SubGenre:Animals / Cats
  • Age Range (years):6 - 8
  • Language:English
  • Pages:24
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667871622

The Backyard

The Adventures of Gidget and Tigress, Sister Cats

by Faye Peacock Wilson

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Gidget is a curious cat. She decides to explore the world outside her home she lives in. Gidget must learn how to survive the dangers of the backyard and trust her instincts to survive. She learns to be herself.
The Backyard's other main characters are Tigress, a quiet sister cat but is vocal when she needs to be. Mr. Thomas is a savvy feral cat. The cats provide a positive lesson on being yourself and how others may try to influence you.
About the author

Faye Peacock Wilson is a retired police officer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She received her bachelor's degree from Mount Olive University. Born and raised in North Carolina, she lives with her husband David and has three children. Gidget and Tigress were adopted from a local humane society. Faye is currently working on her next book.

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What a great story! The Backyard is a wonderful children's story about being grateful for what you have and not giving in to peer pressure. What makes this story so unique and clever is the way the story is told. The narrator is Gidget the cat and she has a story to tell and a lesson learned to share. Your children will definitely pay attention! What a great story! April Read more
Great for Parents and Teachers I picked this book up and began to read it. I was not able to put it down until I found out what happened to Gidget and the other cats. I found out it is OK to be who you naturally are. To be happy with what you have and the family around you, no matter who they are. I would recommend this book to teachers as well as parents. Read more
Great young reader story Really enjoyed the ability of the author to tell a fun story and at the same time provide a valuable life lesson about being true to oneself with illustrations that are colorful and vivid making it easy for young readers to follow along with the characters. Read more
Great Read This book is a great read. As I was reading it it's like you can place yourself in the window talking to your friends or outside on a spring day. But also it translates to me to be thankful of what you have as well as who you are because everyone has their own identity. Read more
I love this book! Amazing children's book! Perfect for young readers and makes reading fun. I love how it has a relatable overall meaning of being one's self. Read more