BOOK: MISSING JACK
AUTHOR: REBECCA ELLIOTT
PUBLICATION DATE: April 1, 2015
A beautifully illustrated story about elderly cats, young cats, and helping children overcome the death of a pet, from the author ofJust Because, Sometimes, and Zoo Girl
Toby’s cat, Jack, is the best cat ever. But Jack is getting old, and Toby will miss his furry best friend terribly when he’s gone. Then Toby meets a crazy cat called Humphrey. In this charming and beautifully illustrated picture book Rebecca Elliott addresses the difficult subject of a child’s first experience of the death of a pet with warmth, sensitivity, and well placed humor.
4 Bittersweet Stars
I really liked this story. It was sad but it had a positive outcome. My boys liked it a lot too. In fact, I had to read it several times before bed. Definitely a keeper!
This is one book that we will be buying when it comes out.
**ARC graciously provided by publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review**