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3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Old Tom's owner, Angela Throgmorton, has been invited to tea. Not just any tea: tea with the queen! So Angela brushes up on her manners and insists that her rebellious cat, Old Tom, do the same. This hilarious chapter book introduces Old Tom, his outrageously bad behavior, and his honest but ill-fated attempts to be good. Hilarious mishaps and outrageous mayhem ensue at th ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published August 22nd 2005 by Disney-Hyperion (first published January 1st 1994)
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May 14, 2016 TheBookbubble rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A little while ago I write about Hi/Lo Readers and since then I have had a few people ask me for advice on where to get books like this. It seems that many parents want to find books with simple plot lines and simple language as a way of encouraging their children to pick up and read a book. Last week I was putting up some second hand books for sale on TheBookbubble shop an I came across a book I thought might fall into this category and decided to review it. This is not a new book, in fact the ...more
Feb 27, 2014 Jaq rated it really liked it
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I read this aloud with my child, and we laughed out loud at Old Tom and his antics. What a funny story, and as cat lovers it was great to see someone appreciate Cats for who and what they are!

Aug 03, 2011 Janjohn rated it it was amazing
okay. i think it was so great. i read it in a very short time because, well, it's short. HAHA! LOVE IT! AND I READ IT IN THE BOOKSTORE!
Apr 10, 2011 Julie rated it liked it
Leigh draws like Quentin Blake. I really love Old Tom's dead fish-teddy. It's always kept close. Wonder how rank it smells.
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YAHOO! :) I am done reading this book.. :-)
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Old Tom was enjoyable and funny. The drawings were amusing.
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We all need someone, and need to be needed. It's universal. It even applies to an old tom.
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