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Atticus Claw Lends a Paw (Atticus Claw - World's Greatest Cat Detective #3)

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Atticus Grammatticus Cattypuss Claw, the world's greatest POLICE cat, is back. When the kittens at the local cats' home are wrongly suspected of a knitting crime spree, Inspector Cheddar is baffled. Atticus must step in to find the real culprits. In an adventure that takes him from Littleton-on-Sea to the sands of the Egyptian desert, Atticus has to use all his tabby ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 15th 2013 by Faber & Faber (first published January 1st 2013)
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Vivienne
Feb 07, 2014 Vivienne rated it it was amazing
The third in this delightful series that has been written fro children but is sure to delight cat lovers of all ages. Here Atticus learns more about his background and even previous lives!

As the cover indicates this adventure is partly set in Egypt and Bastet gets a mention along with other gods and goddesses. I actually read sections aloud to my cats and I think they approve of Atticus even if they are not tabbies.

Again a little surprised that the illustrations of ginger cat - Ginger Biscuit -
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Feb 10, 2016 Elusive rated it liked it
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‘Atticus Claw Lends a Paw’ is part of the ‘Atticus Claw’ series. In this installment, a group of troublemaking kittens are wrongly suspected to be the ones behind a string of knitting crimes thus Atticus (now a Police Cat Sergeant) has to figure out the true culprits. Subsequently, he has to find an ancient Egyptian book which has been stolen from the British museum. However, his enemies –Zenia Klob, Ginger Biscuit and the magpies aren’t about to give up without a fight.

The setting (Egypt) was
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Helen
Nov 24, 2015 Helen rated it it was ok
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I picked this up from the library as a possible read for my Chatterbooks group. They are a hard bunch to cater for, being a mix of eight year old boys and twelve year old girls. There isn't a great deal of common ground with that dynamic.
This was a quick read, which I'm sure would appeal to some of them, but I fear the older ones will think it a bit too superficial. I'll be looking for something else for the group.
The story would probably appeal to 7-8 year old readers. I always try to remember
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Jennifer Gray has been writing children's comedy for a couple of years. She is also a Barrister and she knows how to spot a cat burglar when she sees one, especially when he's a large tabby with a chewed ear and a handkerchief round his neck that says Atticus Claw. Jennifer's other books for children include Guinea Pigs On Line, co-written with Amanda Swift and published by Quercus. Jennifer lives ...more
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