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Old Tom (Old Tom)
by Leigh Hobbs
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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