Coverart for item
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
Illustrator
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
Member of
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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McKean, Dave
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cats
  • Families
  • Snobs and snobbishness
  • Friendship
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Adventure and adventurers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Varjak Paw, S.F. Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"David Fickling Books."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9780385750196
Lccn
2003040106
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) BRD5606005X
  • CARL0623469050
Label
Varjak Paw, S.F. Said ; illustrated by Dave McKean
Publication
Note
"David Fickling Books."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9780385750196
Lccn
2003040106
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) BRD5606005X
  • CARL0623469050

Library Locations

    • Alpharetta BranchBorrow it
      10 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA, 30009, US
      34.073948 -84.292303
    • Ocee Branch BranchBorrow it
      5090 Abbotts Bridge Rd, John Creeks, GA, 30005, US
      34.06461 -84.20962
    • Peachtree BranchBorrow it
      1315 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309, US
      33.790668 -84.384799
Processing Feedback ...